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Aquatic Biodiversity in Latin America, Volume 1: Amazon Fish Parasites

World / ChecklistFlora / Fauna

Series: Aquatic Biodiversity in Latin America Volume: 1

By: Vernon E Thatcher

508 pages, Figs, b/w photos

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #155736 | ISBN: 9546422584
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NHBS Price: £132.00 $168/€158 approx

About this book

Language: English with Spanish keys

This book covers the following Phyla and Classes: Protozoa (Myxozoa, Sporozoa), Plathelminthes (Trematoda, Monogenoidea, Cestoda), Nematoda, Acanthocephala, Crustacea (Copepoda, Branchiura, Isopoda), Hirudinea and Pentastomida that are known to parasitize Amazonian fishes. In addition to the keys and checklists, each chapter gives information on the morphology, life cycles, pathology, prevention, treatment, collection method, as well as general reference data on each taxon. An alphabetic table of host fishes with their respective parasites is provided.


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