Three new species of blood flukes (Digenea: Aporocotylidae) infecting pufferfishes (Teleostei: Tetraodontidae) from off Bali, Indonesia.

@article{Yong2016ThreeNS,
  title={Three new species of blood flukes (Digenea: Aporocotylidae) infecting pufferfishes (Teleostei: Tetraodontidae) from off Bali, Indonesia.},
  author={Russell Q-Y Yong and Scott C Cutmore and Rodney A Bray and Terrence Miller and I W Y Semarariana and Harry Wilhelm Palm and Thomas H Cribb},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2016},
  volume={65 5 Pt A},
  pages={432-43}
}
We describe three new species of blood flukes (Aporocotylidae) and propose their classification within the genus Psettarium Goto & Ozaki, 1929. All three species were collected from the circulatory systems of pufferfishes caught off Bali, central Indonesia. Psettarium pulchellum n. sp. was found in the gills of both the narrow-lined puffer (Arothron manilensis de Procé) and the spiny blaasop (Tylerius spinosissimus Regan), while P. ogawai n. sp. and P. jimbaranense n. sp. were found in the… CONTINUE READING
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