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- Mendlová, Monika; Šimková, Andrea
- Parasites & vectors 2014 v.7 no.1 pp. 69
- parasitism, etc ; Cichlidae; body size; freshwater fish; host specificity; host-parasite relationships; hosts; longevity; morphometry; parasites; phylogeny; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: The patterns and processes linked to the host specificity of parasites represent one of the central themes in the study of host-parasite interactions. We investigated the evolution and determinants of host specificity in gill monogeneans of Cichlidogyrus and Scutogyrus species parasitizing African freshwater fish of Cichlidae. METHODS: We analyzed (1) the link between host specificity ...
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