• Biology
  • Published 1998

Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States: Acanthocephala

@inproceedings{Amin1998MarineFA,
  title={Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States: Acanthocephala},
  author={Omar Mohamed Amin},
  year={1998}
}
The phylum Acanthocephala (intestinal worm parasites of vertebrates) of the Atlantic coast of the United States comprises 43 species and 20 genera belonging to three orders: Echinorhynchida, Neoechinorhynchida, and Polymorphida. Adults are exclusively intestinal parasites of vertebrates. This study includes those species found in vertebrates of marine and estuarine environments along the North American Atlantic coast between Maine and Texas. Species that can be found within that geographical… CONTINUE READING

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