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- Liang Zhang; Kristen Vanderhorst; Kurt Kyser; Linda Campbell
- Parasitology research 2018 v.117 no.4 pp. 1043-1049
- Lepomis macrochirus; Pomphorhynchus; Posthodiplostomum; adults; carbon; carbon nitrogen ratio; diet; flukes; food webs; freshwater fish; freshwater lakes; hookworms; host-parasite relationships; hosts; intestines; liver; nitrogen; sexual maturity; stable isotopes; tissues
- ... White grub flukes, Posthodiplostomum minimum centrarchi (Trematoda), and hookworms Pomphorhynchus bulbocolli (Acanthocephala) are common internal parasites for many North American freshwater fishes. P. minimum are found as cysts in internal organ tissues, while P. bulbocolli are found as sexually mature adults in gastrointestinal (GI) tracts. Stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen (δ¹³C and δ¹⁵N) ...