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
ID Code:4986
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Deposited On:06 Oct 2010 11:20
Last Modified:06 Oct 2010 11:20

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