Proteocephalus

Proteocephalus

a genus of tapeworms in the order Proteocephalidea.

Proteocephalus ambloplitis
found in cultured fish, especially bass. The parasite affects the gonads and causes sterility. Called also bass tapeworm.
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punctatus Intestine Haplobothrium Amia calva, Ameiurus Intestine globuliforme nebulosus Marsipometra Polyodon spathula Intestine hastata Mesocestoides Procyon lotor Intestine variabilis Monobothrium Ictiobus cyprinellus Intestine ingens Proteocephalus Micropterus salmoides Encysted in ambloplitis Viscera P.
sucetta Intestine Valid macrorchis Christensen & Calentine, 1983 Proteocephalus Amphiuma Intestine Valid Alternans Riser, 1942 tridactylum Acanthocephala Neoechinorhynchus Ictiobus Intestine Valid strigosus Van, bubalus Cleave 1949
0 ppt salinity: Cyprinodon variegatus (4), nematode in intestine (1), Lucania parva (29) Proteocephalus in intestine (15), Posthodiplostomum in viscera (8), Spiroxys in viscera (1), Fundulus heteroclitus (5) Posthodiplostomum in viscera (4), trematode in intestine (1), Proteocephalus in liver (1), nematode in intestine (1).