myxosporean

myxosporean

cyst-producing parasite found in many organs of fish. Previously regarded as protozoans, now believed to be metazoans.
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petherici infected with one or more individuals of a particular Myxosporean species divided by the total number of C.
A new species of myxosporean (Sphaeromyxidae), a parasite of lined seahorses, Hippocampus erectus, from the Gulf of Mexico.
Myxosporean hyperparasites of gill monogeneans are basal to the Multivalvulida.
Can myxosporean parasites compromise fish and amphibian reproduction?
These fish are usually of good quality due to very low infection rate of Myxosporean parasites common to the larger ocean-caught Pacific whiting (Kabata and Whitaker, 1985).
Parasitological examination: The cysts found in the infested fish were identified as a myxosporean and by microscopic examination for the spores in the milky fluid inside the cysts.
During spore discharge, the invasion tube cinematographically resembles an extruding cnidarian nematocyst (Blanquet, 1983), a discharging capsule from a myxosporean spore (Lom and Noble, 1984; El-Matbouli et al.
Ocurrence of myxosporean parasites in the gills of two tilapia species from Lake Nokoue (Benin, West Africa): effect of host size and sex, and seasonal pattern of infection.
Parasites can cause soft flesh; myxosporean parasites are known to cause soft flesh in Atlantic mackerel, Scomber scombrus (Levsen et al.
Among myxosporeans, the genus Henneguya Thelohan, 1892 is the most abundant in South America, with 29 known species.
Other long-lived parasites such as the myxosporeans have been used in stock discrimination but were not included here because of a lack of abundance data.