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Title: Some species of the genus myxobolus (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) infecting freshwater fish of the river nile,Egypt and the impact on their hosts
Authors: Ali, Mohammed A.
AL-Rasheid, Khaled A.S.
Sakran, Thabil
Abdel-Baki, Abdel-Aleem
Abdel-Ghaffar, Fathy A.
Keywords: Species
Genus
Myxobolus (Myxozoa: Myxosporea)
Fresh water
Fish
River nile
Egypt
Hosts
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Springer verlag
Citation: Parasitol Res:88; 9-15
Abstract: Six Myxobolus species are described from Nile fish, five of which are new and one is redescribed: M. nqffari Abdel GhalTar et al., 1998 was recovered from the gills of Labeo niloticus and the mouth of Barbus hymn; M. caudatus sp. n. was observed in the tail fin of B. hymn; 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 fors-kalii. The histological effects of some of the Myxobolus infections present are described.
Description: M.A. Ali National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Cairo, Egypt K.A.S. AL-Rasheid (13) • F.A. Abdel-Ghaffar Department of Zoology, College of Science. King Saud University. P. O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia E-mail: krasheid@ksu.edu.sa Tel.: 1-966-1-4675758 Fax: +966-1-4678514 T. Sakran ■ A .A. Abdel-Baki Zoology Department. Beni-Suef Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt F.A. Abdel-Ghaffar Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7905
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