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Revista mexicana de biodiversidad

On-line version ISSN 2007-8706Print version ISSN 1870-3453


MONTOYA-MENDOZA, Jesús; JIMENEZ-BADILLO, María de Lourdes  and  SALGADO-MALDONADO, Guillermo. Helminths of Ocyurus chrysurus from coastal reefs in Veracruz, Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2014, vol.85, n.3, pp.957-960. ISSN 2007-8706.

This study is a survey of helminths of the yellowtail snapper, Ocyurus chrysurus, collected in the islands de Enmedio and Anegada de Afuera reefs, Veracruz, Mexico. Nineteen species were found in fish collected in Anegada de Afuera reef: 9 digeneans (7 adults, and 2 metacercariae); 5 nematodes (2 adults and 3 larvae); 3 monogeneans; 1acanthocephalan (adult) and 1 cestode (larva); while in the Isla de Enmedio reef 15 of these species were recorded. 7 species are new records for this host, increasing from 17 to 24 species known in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.

Keywords : marine fish; parasites.

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