Digenetic trematodes parasitic on Engraulis anchoita (Pisces: Engraulidae) from Argentina and Uruguay

  • Timi J
  • Martorelli S
  • Sardella N
  • 39

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 15

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

A total of 2,086 specimens of Engraulis anchoita Hubbs et Marini (Pisces: Engraulidae), from waters off Argentina and Uruguay were examined for parasitic digeneans. Four species of digeneans were found, Parahemiurus merus (Linton, 1910) (adult) in the stomach; Lecithochirium microstomum Chandler, 1935 (non-ovigerous and ovigerous juveniles) in the swimbladder; Cardiocephaloides sp. (metacercaria) in the eyes and Rhipidocotyle sp. (metacercaria) in the musculature. These four species are recorded for the first time as parasites of E. anchoita.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Argentina
  • Cardiocephaloides sp.
  • Engraulis anchoita
  • Lecithochirium microstomum
  • Parahemiurus merus
  • Parasites
  • Rhipidocotyle sp.
  • Uruguay

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

  • PMID: 10425743
  • PUI: 29311767
  • SGR: 0032992043
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-0032992043
  • ISSN: 00155683
  • ISBN: 0015-5683

Authors

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free