On the occurrence of the gastropod parasite Prostilifer sp. on the holothurian Holothuria scabra Jaeger at Tuticorin

James, D B (1998) On the occurrence of the gastropod parasite Prostilifer sp. on the holothurian Holothuria scabra Jaeger at Tuticorin. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 157. p. 26.

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Abstract

While collecting brood stock material for hatchrey purpose, sometimes the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra with gall formation was noticed. When a bodywall of such specimen is cut open, a gastropod of the genus Prostilifer was found deeply embeded in the skin.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: gastropod parasite; Prostilifer; Holothuria scabra; Tuticorin
Subjects: Echinoderms > Seacucumber
Molluscan Fisheries > Gastropods
Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
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Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2010 05:50
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:30
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4986

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