Surface morphology of the fish parasite Chonopeltis victori Avenant- Oldewage, 1991 and aspects of the histomorphology

@article{LuusPowell1996SurfaceMO,
  title={Surface morphology of the fish parasite Chonopeltis victori Avenant- Oldewage, 1991 and aspects of the histomorphology},
  author={W. Luus-Powell and A. Avenant-Oldewage},
  journal={Koedoe},
  year={1996},
  volume={39},
  pages={55-70}
}
The ultrastructure and aspects of the histomorphology of Chonopeltis victori, parasitic on Labeo rosae, L. congoro, L. ruddi, L. cylindricus and Barbus marequensis, are described from scanning electron micrographs and transverse sections. Chonopeltis victori is characterised by sharply pointed tips of the abdomen which are directed outward. Sexual dimorphism is particularly evident from the structure of the natatory lobes on the fourth swimming legs and the accessory copulatory structures on… Expand
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