The American mink (Neovison vison) is a competent host for native European parasites.

@article{MartnezRondn2017TheAM,
  title={The American mink (Neovison vison) is a competent host for native European parasites.},
  author={F J Mart{\'i}nez-Rond{\'a}n and Mar{\'i}a Roc{\'i}o Ruiz de Yb{\'a}{\~n}ez and Paolo Tizzani and Ana Mar{\'i}a L{\'o}pez-Beceiro and Luis Eusebio Fidalgo and Carlos Mart{\'i}nez-Carrasco},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2017},
  volume={247},
  pages={93-99}
}
The American mink (Neovison vison) is a mustelid native to North America that was introduced in Europe and the former USSR for fur farming. Throughout the last century, accidental or deliberate escapes of mink from farms caused the establishment of stable feral populations. In fact, the American mink is considered an invasive alien species in 28 European countries. The present study evaluates the gastrointestinal and cardiopulmonary helminth fauna of the American mink in Galicia (NW Spain) to… CONTINUE READING
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