Morphological re-description and new geographical records for three digenean parasites infecting African sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus (Pisces: Clariidae) in Egypt

@article{AbdelGaber2016MorphologicalRA,
  title={Morphological re-description and new geographical records for three digenean parasites infecting African sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus (Pisces: Clariidae) in Egypt},
  author={Rewaida Abdel-Gaber and Thabet Sakarn and Gamal El-Shahawi and Hoda El-Fayoumi and Rana Mohammed},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={115},
  pages={4251-4260}
}
Sixty specimens of African sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus (Clariidae) were collected during the period of March 2014–February 2015 from boat landing sites and fishermen of the River Nile at Beni Suef Governorate, Egypt, and examined for the presence of digenean parasites. The morphology of these parasites was studied by using light microscopy to describe morphological and morphometrically measurements for different body parts. Three digenean species belonging to three different genera… 
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