Pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus ( Linnaeus , 1758 ) ( Centrarchidae ) and associated parasites introduced to Norway

@inproceedings{Sterud2009PumpkinseedLG,
  title={Pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus ( Linnaeus , 1758 ) ( Centrarchidae ) and associated parasites introduced to Norway},
  author={Erik Sterud and Anders Vestergaard J\orgensen},
  year={2009}
}
The North American freshwater sunfish, Lepomis gibbosus (Centrarchidae), was found in a pond outside Oslo, Norway in October 2005. The large number of fish (>100) in the pond suggests successful reproduction. Two monogenean parasites, nonnative to Norway, were found on the gill filaments of the fish. The origin of the fish and associated parasites is not… CONTINUE READING