A New Myxosporidian (Sporozoa) Infecting the Spanish Mackerel
A description is given of a new species of myxosporidian parasite located in the musculature of the Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus) from southern Florida. The name Kudoa crumena sp. n. is suggested for this parasite. The polysporous cysts are ellipsoidal and contain spores which measure 9.9 µ in breadth, 7.5 µ in length, and 9.0 µ in thickness when preserved.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1967-06-01
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