Parasite communities of the neotropical cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Gmelin) (Aves, Phalacrocoracidae) from two coastal lagoons in Guerrero state, Mexico

@article{ViolanteGonzlez2011ParasiteCO,
  title={Parasite communities of the neotropical cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Gmelin) (Aves, Phalacrocoracidae) from two coastal lagoons in Guerrero state, Mexico},
  author={Juan Violante-Gonz{\'a}lez and S Cott Monks and Salvador Gil-Guerrero and Agust{\'i}n A. Rojas-Herrera and Rafael Flores-Garza and Edvino Larumbe-Mor{\'a}n},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={109},
  pages={1303-1309}
}
The parasite community structure of the neotropical cormorant, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, from two lagoons (Coyuca and Tres Palos) from Guerrero state, México, was examined. Fourteen species of adult helminths (6,391 individuals) from 48 cormorants were identified: 9 digeneans, 1 acanthocephalan, 1 cestode, and 3 nematodes. A total of 11 species were collected in Coyuca Lagoon and 12 in Tres Palos Lagoon. Nine species co-occurred in cormorants of both lagoons but, with the exception of… CONTINUE READING
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