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Protozoan Parasites of Fishes

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Series: Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Volume: 26

By: J Lom and I Dyková

328 pages, 42 b/w plates, illus


Hardback | Dec 1992 | #22696 | ISBN: 0444894349
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Presents an up-to-date treatment of the biology, relation to the host, taxonomy and diagnostic features of protozoan parasites affecting fishes.


Preface. 1. Introduction to the study of protozoan parasites of fishes. Subkingdom Protozoa. Explanation of basic parasitological terms and concepts with regard to protozoan parasites of fishes. Techniques for the study of protozoan parasites of fish . List of abbreviations used in the text. Practical key for the determination of fish protozoa in fresh material. 2. Flagellates (Phylum Mastigophora). Class Dinoflagellida. Class Proteromonadea. Class Kinetoplastidea. Class Retortamonadea. Class Diplomonadea. Class Trichomonadea. 3. Opalines (Phylum Opalinata). Class Opalinatea. 4. Amoebae (Phylum Rhizopoda). Subphylum Amoebozoa. Class Lobosea. Class Filosea, order Gromiida. 5. Apicomplexans (Phylum Apicomplexa). Class sporozoa. Subclass Coccidia. Subclass Piroplasmia. 6. Microsporidia (Phylum Microspora). 7. Myxosporidia (Phylum Myxozoa). 8. Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora). Class Kinetophragminophorea. Class Oligohymenophora. Class Polyhymenophora. 9. Miscellaneous Organisms, Sporozoon, Dermocystidium, Epulopiscium, Rhinchodinium. 10. A checklist of protozoan parasites infecting commercially important fishes. Legends to plates and figures. Index.

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