Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Cystidicola farionis

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_796-2

Nematode (♀ = 11–36 mm, ♂ = 10–20 mm) parasitizing the swim bladder and body cavity of salmonid fish. Bathing treatment with levamisole (1 mg/l water) is recommended to treat ornamental fish.


Body Cavity Salmonid Fish Ornamental Fish Bathing Treatment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany