Nanophyetus salmincola

Na·no·phy·e·tus sal·min·co·la

(na-nō'fī-ĕ-tŭs sal-min'kō-lă),
A digenetic fish-borne fluke (family Nanophyetidae) of dogs and other fish-eating mammals; the vector of Neorickettsia helmintheca, the agent of salmon poisoning.
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[12.] Jacobson KC, Teel D, Van Doornik DM, Casillas E (2008) Parasite-associated mortality of juvenile Pacific salmon caused by the trematode Nanophyetus salmincola during early marine residence.
A similar host response was reported in a study of Nanophyetus salmincola, in which the host (salmon) formed a renal epithelial cell envelope around the metacercaria of the parasite [21].
Porter, "A histochemical study of the cyst wall of the metacercaria of Nanophyetus salmincola (Chapin)," in Proceedings of the Helmithological Society of Washington, vol.