Parvicapsula minibicornis n. sp. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea) from the kidney of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) from British Columbia, Canada.

Abstract

A new species of Myxosporea Parvicapsula minibicornis is described from the kidney of adult sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) that had recently returned from the Pacific Ocean to Weaver Creek, a tributary of the Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada. Spores are ovoid, symmetrical, with 2 pyriform polar capsules at the anterior pole. The posterior pole… (More)

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