Size differences in hamuli of Kuhnia scombri (Monogenea: Polyopisthocotylea) from different geographical areas not due to differences in host size.

  • Klaus Rohde
  • Published 1991 in International journal for parasitology

Abstract

Hamuli of Kuhnia scombri from Scomber australasicus and S. japonicus from several localities in the Pacific Ocean show marked differences in length. Hamuli from large fish are slightly longer than those from small fish caught in the same geographical area (northern New Zealand). Differences correlated with host size are much less than those associated with… (More)

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@article{Rohde1991SizeDI, title={Size differences in hamuli of Kuhnia scombri (Monogenea: Polyopisthocotylea) from different geographical areas not due to differences in host size.}, author={Klaus Rohde}, journal={International journal for parasitology}, year={1991}, volume={21 1}, pages={113-4} }