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Title: Some species of the genus Myxobolus (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) infecting freshwater fishes of the River Nile, Egypt and the impact on their hosts.
Authors: Ali, M. A.,
AL-Rasheid, K. A. S.,
Keywords: Myxobolus (Myxozoa: Myxosporea
freshwater fishes
River Nile
hosts.
Egypt
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Parasitology Research. GERMANY
Citation: . 88: 9-15.
Abstract: Six Myxobolus species are described from Nile fish, five of which are new and one is redescribed: M. naffari Abdel Ghaffar et al., 1998 was recovered from the gills of Labeo niloticus and the mouth of Barbus bynni; M. caudatus sp. n. was observed in the tail fin of B. bynni; M. fahmii sp. n. occurred in the gills of B. bynni; M. imami sp. n. was found in the kidney of L. niloticus; M. intestinalis sp. n. was recorded from the intestine of B. bynni; and M. perforata sp. n. was found in the internal surface of the operculum of Hydrocynus forskalii. The histological effects of some of the Myxobolus infections present are described.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11191
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