Hyperparasitism of Amyloodinium ocellatum (Dinoflagellida: Oodinidae) on Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae).

@article{Colorni1994HyperparasitismOA,
  title={Hyperparasitism of Amyloodinium ocellatum (Dinoflagellida: Oodinidae) on Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae).},
  author={Angelo Colorni},
  journal={Diseases of Aquatic Organisms},
  year={1994},
  volume={19},
  pages={157-159}
}
  • A. Colorni
  • Published 1994
  • Biology
  • Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
During a simultaneous infestation of the gilt-head sea bream Sparus aurata by Amyloodinium oceLlatum [a blastodiniid dinoflagellate parasite on fish gills and skin) and Neobenedenia melleni (a capsalid monogenean parasite on fish skin), A. ocellatum was found to parasitize not only the fish but the rnonogenean parasites as well. This observation indicates that A. ocellatum is able to obtain the necessary nutrients for its development from a non-piscine host. Infestations of the gilt-head sea… 
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Manuscript first received: November 30, 1993 Revised version accepted
  • Manuscript first received: November 30, 1993 Revised version accepted
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