Gyrodactylus

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Gyrodactylus


Gyrodactylus elegans
a common monogenetic trematode parasite of fish and found attached to their skin.
Gyrodactylus salavis
important trematode pathogen of wild Atlantic salmon in Scandinavia. Spread by hatchery-reared salmonids.
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We adapted Parker and Haley's (1960) procedure of removing Gyrodactylus elegans from goldfish to remove the parasites from the skin of host fish.