myxozoan

myxozoan

member of the phylum Myxozoa, a phylum of parasitic protozoa found chiefly in fish, amphibians and reptiles.
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2009), closed earthen ponds and multi-batch culture is a more favorable environment for dissemination of myxozoan parasites in the catfish industry.
Organisms that were morphologically consistent with myxozoan parasites detected in other frogs in Australia were found predominately within axons and were uncommonly present in vascular endothelial cells (3).
This salamander was found to be infected with a myxozoan fitting the description of Myxidium serotinum by Kudo & Sprague (1940).
Proliferative gill disease (PGD) caused by the myxozoan parasite Henneguya ictaluri is one of the most devastating parasitic infections in channel catfish aquaculture.
Typically, myxozoan spores consist of just 6 to 12 cells, not enough for taxonomists to promote these organisms from the kingdom Protista to the status of multicellular animals.
Ceratomyxa shasta is a myxozoan parasite and known to cause mortality of juvenile Chinook salmon.
The metazoans -- including triploblasts (Bilateria), diploblasts, dicyemids, and a myxozoan -- formed a monophyletic assemblage in the three trees.
A myxozoan has not been reported from the brain of species in the genus Fundulus.