Amazon Fish Parasites Volume 1 Second Edition (Aquatic by Vernon E. Thatcher

By Vernon E. Thatcher

For a few years, scholars from a number of international locations have complained concerning the loss of "tools" to spot aquatic invertebrates from Latin the US. Keys present in authorised textbooks are regularly restricted, superficial or too popular-science. nevertheless, extra complex keys in educational books on aquatic invertebrates fail to hide Neotropical representatives in due element. The few that do, notwithstanding, additionally convey too many defects in scope and presentation to be thought of up to date. a global crew of editors mixed their efforts with Pensoft Publishers to release a brand new significant sequence at the aquatic biodiversity of Latin the United States. approximately 15 monographs, written by way of scientists from numerous international locations, will provide a brand new, unrivalled view of the marvellous aquatic international of South the United States! The sequence is addressed to zoologists, ecologists, hydrobiologists, biogeographers, conservationists and scholars drawn to aquatic biodiversity. The sequence may be an drawing close software for any organic library. quantity 1 - This booklet covers the subsequent Phyla and sessions: Protozoa (Myxozoa, Sporozoa), Plathelminthes (Trematoda, Monogenoidea, Cestoda), Nematoda, Acanthocephala, Crustacea (Copepoda, Branchiura, Isopoda), Hirudinea and Pentastomida which are recognized to parasitize Amazonian fishes. The textual content is in English and the id keys to households and genera are in either English and Spanish. as well as the keys and checklists, every one bankruptcy offers info at the morphology, lifestyles cycles, pathology, prevention, remedy, assortment approach, in addition to basic reference info on each one taxon. An alphabetic desk of host fishes with their respective parasites is equipped. The booklet will end up to be precious for parasitologists, ichthyologists, aquaculturists, pisciulturists and all these attracted to Neotropical fish parasites.

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Spore = 10-13 x 8-9; polar capsules = 3. noguchii PINTO, 1928: gills of Serrasalmus spilopleurus: Brazil. (Fig. 2-8). 2. pygocentris PENIDO, 1927: intestine of Serrasalmus piraya: Brazil. (Fig. 2-9). Spore = 15-16 x 9-11; polar capsules = 9-11 x 3-4. serrasalmi WALLIKER, 1969: spleen, kidney & liver of Serrasalmus rhombeus: Brazil. (Fig. 2-10 A-B). 2. M. : Brazil. (Fig. 2-11). 3. Myxobolus sp. SZIDAT, 1953: skin of Pimelodus albicans: Argentina. (Fig. 2-12). Spore = 15 x 8. Myxobolus sp. WALLIKER, 1969: spleen and liver of Colossoma bidens: Brazil.

Inaequalis; 2-4. M. galaxii; 2-5. M. kudoi; 2-6. M. lutzi; 2-7. M. magellanicus; 2-8. M. noguchii; 2-9. M. pygocentris; 2-10a. M. serrasalmi (macrospore); 2-10b. M. serrasalmi (microspore); 2-11. M. stokesi; 2-12. Myxobolus sp. from Pimelodus albicans; 2-13. Myxobolus sp. ; 2-14. Myxobolus sp. from Colossoma bidens; 2-15. Myxobolus sp. from Curimata elegans (2-15. , others redrawn from PINTO (1928c, d) and WALLIKER (1969)). 34 ABLA Vol. 1 – Thatcher: Parásitos de Peces Amazónicos 10 µm 2-16 2-17 2-19 2-21 2-22 2-18 2-20 2-23 2-24 2-16.

N. PENIDO (1927): Rynchodinium paradoxum n. , n. sp. protozoaire parasite d’um poisson d’eau douce. R. Soc. Biol. Paris 97(36): 1793-1794. DADAY, E. (1905): Nyctotherus piscicola n. , ein neuer Fischparasit aus Südamerika. - Zool. Anz. 28: 233-238. R. & G. JEMÉNEZ (1969): Nyctotherus dilleri n. sp. from the fish Cichlasoma fenestratum in Veracruz. - Trans. Am. Mic. Soc. 88(2): 287-292. , VARELA, A. C. PAVANELLI (2004): Henneguya schizodon n. sp. (Myxosoa, Myxobolidae), a parasite of the Amazonian teleost fish Schizodon fasciatus (Characiformes, Anostomidae).

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