Monogenea

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Monogenea

a group of ectoparasitic trematode FLUKES that have only one host and are parasitic on fish and amphibia. They are distinguished from the DIGENEA which have at least two hosts. See also BILHARZIA.
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Interactions between monogenean parasites and their fish hosts.
Hematology and biochemistry of Colossoma macropomum co-infected with Aeromonas hydrophila and monogenean Anacanthorus spathulatus after treatment with seed extract of Bixa orellana.
Poulin, "The evolution of monogenean diversity," International Journal for Parasitology, vol.
One hundred and forty-three articles were selected, featuring monogeneans as the most studied parasite group, followed by digeneans and cestodes.
Such works were carried out in in Finland, Japan and Cameroon on monogeneans gill parasites of different fish species [6,10,11].