Asian tapeworm


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Asian tapeworm

n.
A tapeworm (Bothriocephalus acheilognathi) that infects freshwater fish, especially cyprinids. Originally found in grass carp in China and Japan, it has spread worldwide.
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The Asian tapeworm was the only intestinal parasite found in the 450 convict cichlids collected from the discharge channel of a water treatment plant in September 2007 and May 2014.
The present paper documents the first record of the Asian tapeworm in a wild population of the convict cichlid in the U.
5[degrees]C] was optimal for the growth and development of the Asian tapeworm.
Based on our limited sampling effort we were unable to identify alternative abiotic factors that, acting singly or synergistically with biotic factors, might affect fish infection by the Asian tapeworm.
Based on the rate at which the Asian tapeworm developed at 26[degrees] C [[+ or -] 1.
Asian tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Yamaguti, 1934), a recent cestode introduction into the Western United States of America; control methods and effect on endangered fish populations.
Asian tapeworm (Bothriocephalus acheilognathi) in native fishes from the Little Colorado River, Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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