Benedenia

Benedenia

a genus of the class of monogenetic Trematoda in the order Capsalidae; it is an important oral and cutaneous fluke parasite of aquarium, cultured and marine fish.
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We rinsed the eggs in a 500-[micro]m sieve before placing them in the incubation tanks to eliminate any potentially harmful organisms such as Benedenia trematodes or parasitic copepods that might have transferred with the egg sample from the broodstock tank.