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- Rodríguez-Santiago, María A., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Helgoland marine research 2019 v.73 no.1 pp. 1
- Argulus; Contracaecum; Ergasilus; Gyrodactylus; Poecilia latipinna; Trematoda; ecosystems; environmental health; fish; host-parasite relationships; new host records; parasites; wetlands; Gulf of Mexico
- ... Fish harbor a high diversity of parasites that play an important role for the ecosystem. Because these parasites have different life-cycle traits, changes in their populations or communities may provide useful information related to ecosystem health. Highly stressful conditions may reduce parasite communities or populations. However, it is not a rule since host-parasite interactions are hardly pre ...