The life cycle of Hexangium sigani Goto & Ozaki, 1929 (Digenea: Microscaphidiidae) from the Red Sea.

@article{Hassanine2016TheLC,
  title={The life cycle of Hexangium sigani Goto & Ozaki, 1929 (Digenea: Microscaphidiidae) from the Red Sea.},
  author={Reda M. El-Said Hassanine and Dr Mohammed Abdullah A Al-Zahrani and Hussein E. Touliabah and Eyad M. Youssef},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={2016},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={539-46}
}
The microscaphidiid Hexangium sigani Goto & Ozaki, 1929 was found in the intestine of Siganus rivulatus, a siganid fish permanently resident in a lagoon within the mangrove swamps on the Egyptian coast of the Gulf of Aqaba. Intra-molluscan stages of this trematode (mother sporocysts, rediae and cercariae) were found in the gonads and digestive gland of Nassarius pullus (Gastropoda: Nassariidae), a common snail in the same lagoon. Consequently, the life cycle of H. sigani was elucidated under… CONTINUE READING

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