Diversity of parasites in wild Astronotus ocellatus (Perciformes, Cichlidae), an ornamental and food fish in Brazil.

The community composition of parasites was characterized in Astronotus ocellatus from a tributary of the Amazon River, northern Brazil. The prevalence was 87.9%, and a total of 526,052 parasites were collected, with a mean of 15,941 parasites per host. Nine taxa of ecto- and endo-parasites were iden...

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Access type:openAccess
Publication Date:2017
Main Author: TAVARES-DIAS, M.
Other Authors: NEVES, L. R.
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, v. 89, n. 3, Suppl. p. 2305-2315, 2017.
Online Access:http://www.alice.cnptia.embrapa.br/alice/handle/doc/1080999
http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0001-3765201720160700
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