Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 201–213

Fellodistomidae and Zoogonidae (Digenea) of deep-sea fishes of the NW Atlantic Ocean

  • Rodney A. Bray
  • Ronald A. Campbell

DOI: 10.1007/BF00009118

Cite this article as:
Bray, R.A. & Campbell, R.A. Syst Parasitol (1995) 31: 201. doi:10.1007/BF00009118


The following species are described from fishes in deep-waters of the northwestern Atlantic Ocean: Fellodistomidae: Steringophorus furciger from Antimora rostrata, Coryphaenoides (Lionurus) carapinus, Lycenchelys paxillus, L. verrillii and Lycodes atlanticus; S. blackeri from Xenodermichthys copei, S. haedrichi n. sp. from Porogadus milesi, characterised by its lobate testes, sucker-ratio and long vitelline fields Megenteron crassum from Dicrolene intronigra; Zoogonidae: Brachyenteron rissoanum n. sp. from Polyacanthonotus rissoanus, characterised by the ovary position, the saccular seminal vesicle, the marginal genital pore and egg-size; Koiea notacanthi n. g., n. sp. from Notacanthus (?) chemnitzi, characterised by the Y-shaped excretory vesicle and the posteriorly placed testes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rodney A. Bray
    • 1
  • Ronald A. Campbell
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of BiologyUniversity of Massachusetts DartmouthNorth DartmouthUSA

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