The role of the rock cod Notothenia coriiceps Richardson, 1844 in the life-cycle of Antarctic parasites

@article{Palm1998TheRO,
  title={The role of the rock cod Notothenia coriiceps Richardson, 1844 in the life-cycle of Antarctic parasites},
  author={Harry Wilhelm Palm and Nils Reimann and M. Spindler and Joachim Ploetz},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={1998},
  volume={19},
  pages={399-406}
}
Fifty specimens of Notothenia coriiceps caught in Potter Cove, King George Island, were examined for ecto- and endoparasites. Of the 22 parasite species found, 18 were helminths, 2 were hirudineans and 2 were crustaceans. The isopod Aega antarctica and an unidentified hirudinean are reported for the first time from this fish host. Dominant parasites were… CONTINUE READING