Parasite Communities of Icefish (Chionodraco hamatus) in the Ross Sea (Antarctica): Influence of the Host Sex on the Helminth Infracommunity Structure

@inproceedings{Santoro2014ParasiteCO,
  title={Parasite Communities of Icefish (Chionodraco hamatus) in the Ross Sea (Antarctica): Influence of the Host Sex on the Helminth Infracommunity Structure},
  author={Mario Santoro and S Mattiucci and Paolo Cipriani and Bruno Bellisario and Francesco Romanelli and Roberta Cimmaruta and Giuseppe Nascetti},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Parasite communities of Chionodraco hamatus were investigated from Terra Nova Bay (Ross Sea, Antarctica) during host spawning time. Special attention was given to helminth infracommunities and effect of host sex on its structure. A total of 21 taxa including 5 ecto-parasites and 16 endo-parasites were identified. The number of ecto and endo-parasite species… CONTINUE READING