Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 14(1): 157-166, doi: 10.3750/AIP1984.14.1-2.11
Parasitic fauna of spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias L. off New Zealand
expand article infoJ. Wierzbicka, D. Łangowska
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A total of 55 individuals of Squalus acanthias were subject to detailed parasitologic examination. Eight parasite species belonging to the Monogenea, Cestoda, Trematoda, Nematoda, and Copepoda were found. The extent of infestation and location of parasites were described. The results are compared with literature data on spiny dogfish infestation in other areas.