Tissue alterations in the pirarucu, Arapaima gigas, infected by Goezia spinulosa (Nematoda) Alterações teciduais em pirarucu, Arapaima gigas, infectado por Goezia spinulosa (Nematoda)

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Rodrigo Caldas Menezes ; Sonia Maria Cursino dos Santos ; Paulo Sérgio Ceccarelli ; Luiz Eduardo Roland Tavares ; Rogério Tortelly ; José Luis Luque (2011)
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária (issn: 0103-846X, eissn: 1984-2961)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1984-29612011000300005
  • Subject: neotropical fish | Pathology | Brazil | Patologia | Araguaia River | Animal culture | peixe neotropical | Brasil | Rio Araguaia | SF1-1100

Five specimens of Arapaima gigas caught in the Araguaia River (State of Mato Grosso, Brazil) were investigated for helminths in 2004. Numerous adult specimens of the rhapidascarid nematode Goezia spinulosa were found in stomach ulcers in all the specimens of A. gigas an... View more
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