Some Acanthocephalan Parasites of Florida Fishes
Abstract:Examination of 479 fish (25 species) resulted in the collecting of 5 species of Acanthocephala. Most of these fish were from the Cape Haze area but a few were collected near Miami. The species of acanthocephalans found were: Floridosentis elongatus, Atactorhynchus verecundus, Neoechinorhynchus doryphorus, Telosentis tenuicornis, and Arhythmorhynchus uncinatus. The host and geographic distribution of each parasite is considered.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1960-01-01
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