Epistylis


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Epistylis

a genus of ciliated protozoan parasites in the phylum Ciliophora. Found commonly on the skin of freshwater fish; usually nonpathogenic.
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Further, uninfested and infested females had significant differences in their mortality as individuals carrying Epistylis sp.
The ciliate epibiont Epistylis pygmaeum: selection for zooplankton hosts, reproduction and effect on two rotifers.
Effects of the epizoic ciliate Epistylis daphinae, on growth, reproduction and mortality of Boeckella triarticulata (Thompson) (Copepoda: Calanoida).
They were interspersed with massive growths of Epistylis sp.