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- de Azevedo, Rodney Kozlowiski, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Parasitology research 2017 v.116 no.12 pp. 3303-3313
- Myxobolus; Salminus; coagulation; economic valuation; fish; histology; histopathology; liver; necrosis; parasites; parasitism; phylogeny; ribosomal DNA; rivers; Brazil
- ... Plasmodia containing myxospores belonging to the genus Myxobolus Bütschli, 1882 were found in the ovaries and liver of Salminus hilarii. Despite its economic value, this fish host has no previous reports of myxozoan infections. Herein, we describe Myxobolus batalhensis n. sp. using morphological and ultrastructural data, as well as histological and SSU rDNA molecular data. The mature myxospores we ...