JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY, vol.78, no.2, pp.647-650, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated:
The occurrence of Sciadicleithrum variabilum on the gills of discus Symphysodon aequifasciatus larvae 7 days after hatching is reported for the first time. This suggests that altricial larvae are susceptible to Monogenea following gill differentiation and before complete yolk resorption.