Common name for nematodes of the family Anisakidae.
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In natural cycles, anisakid larvae are transmitted to marine mammals or piscivorous birds when they eat raw saltwater fish or squid.
Advances and trends in the molecular systematics of anisakid nematodes, with implications for their evolutionary ecology and host-parasite co-evolutionary processes.
The Anisakid nematodes are commonly known as codworm or sealworm.
It aims to provide new scientific evidence and technological developments to detect, monitor, and mitigate impacts of zoonotic parasites, mainly anisakid nematodes but also trematode metacercariae, occurring in European and imported fishery products.
Phenotypic tradeoffs between egg number and egg size in three parasitic anisakid nematodes.
Raw Pacific salmon and red snapper (Pacific rockfish) have been specifically linked to anisakiasis, a parasite infection from anisakid worms.
Preliminary analyses demonstrated that only larvae of Anisakis simplex and Hysterothylacium aduncum, both anisakid nematodes occurring on the viscera of fish, and the copepod ectoparasite Sphyrion lumpi could be used to discriminate among redfish stocks (SAS GLM procedure, SAS, 2001).
However, molecular techniques have recently been developed as effective tools not only for the diagnosis of individual cases but also for studies of taxonomy and evolution of anisakid nematodes (3,4).
Larval anisakid (Sulcascaris) nematodes from Atlantic molluscs with marine turtles as definitive hosts, Trans.
Among her research interests are the biology and evolutionary aspects of anisakid nematodes and related zoonotic disease.
5 cm raised, centrally umbilicated ulcers and several embedded anisakid nematodes.
Identification of anisakid nematodes with zoonotic potential from Europe and China by singlestrand conformation polymorphism analysis of nuclear ribosomal DNA.