Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 69–79 | Cite as

Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) of some marine fishes from coastal regions of the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea

  • Kuidong Xu
  • Weibo Song
  • Alan Warren
  • Joong Ki Choi

Abstract

Five species of marine fishes, including two of the main maricultured fishes from coastal regions of the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea, were examined for ectoparasitic trichodinids. A total of five species of trichodinids belonging to three genera, Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1830, Paratrichodina Lom, 1963 and Trichodinella Šrámek-Hušek, 1953 were reinvestigated following dry silver impregnation. These were: Trichodina rectuncinata Raabe, 1958, T. jadranica (Raabe, 1958) Haider, 1964, Paratrichodina globonuclea Lom, 1963, P. obliqua Lom, 1963 and Trichodinella lomi Xu, Song & Warren, 1999. Morphometric data and comparative descriptions of these trichodinids are provided along with details of their prevalence and intensity of infestation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kuidong Xu
    • 1
  • Weibo Song
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alan Warren
    • 3
  • Joong Ki Choi
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Protozoology, ARLOcean University of QingdaoQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Regional Research Center for Coastal Environments of Yellow SeaInha UniversityInchonKorea
  3. 3.Department of ZoologyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK

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