A new species of coelomic trematode of the genus Staphylorchis from the Tiger shark Galeocerdo tigrinus from Indian waters

Samuel, Mary (1952) A new species of coelomic trematode of the genus Staphylorchis from the Tiger shark Galeocerdo tigrinus from Indian waters. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences , 36 B (4). pp. 169-179.

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Abstract

The trematodes of the sub-family Anaporrhutinre Looss, comprise a number of genera, namely, Allaporrhutum Ofenheim, 1900, Probolitl'ema Looss, 1901, Plesiochorus Looss, 1901, Petalodistomllm Johnston, 1913, Staphylorchis Travassos, 1920, arid Nagmia Nagaty, 1930, which are known to infest the pericardial and coelomic cavities of Sharks and Rays and the urinary bladder of marine turtles.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:coelomic trematode; Staphylorchis; Tiger shark; Galeocerdo tigrinus; Indian waters
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:8305
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:21 Apr 2011 12:50
Last Modified:21 Apr 2011 12:50

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