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Common Freshwater Fish Parasites Pictorial Guide Article

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    Ciliates (Motile): Chilodonella, Ich, Tetrahymena, Trichodina






    Ciliates (Sessile): Ambiphrya, Apiosoma, Capriniana, Epistylis






    Crustaceans: Argulus (“Fish Louse”), Ergasilus, Lernaea (“Anchor Worm”)










    Digenean Trematodes: (White Grub, Yellow Grub, or Black Grub)



    Dinoflagellates (Piscinoodinium/Velvet), Coccidia, Microsporidians, & Myxozoans (Henneguya)






    Flagellates: Cryptobia, Ichthyobodo (Costia), Protoopalina, Spironucleus






    Monogeneans: Gill flukes (Dactylogyrus) and Skin flukes (Gyrodactylus)


    Nematodes: Camallanus, Capillaria, Contracaecum, Eustrongylides






    Worms and Leeches: Acanthocephalans, Cestodes, Leeches, & Pentastomes







    Rick
    Chilodonella.jpg Ich.jpg Tetrahymena.jpg Trichodina.jpg Ambiphrya.jpg Apiosoma.jpg Capriniana.jpg Epistylis.jpg Argulus.jpg Ergasilus.jpg Lernaea.jpg DigeneanTrematodes.jpg Coccidia.jpg Microsporidians.jpg Myxozoans.jpg Piscinoodinium.jpg FlagellatesCryptobia.jpg FlagellatesIchthyobodo.jpg FlagellatesProtoopalina.jpg FlagellatesSpironucleus.jpg Dactylogyrus.jpg Gyrodactylus.jpg Camallanus.jpg Capillaria.jpg Contracaecum.jpg Eustrongylides.jpg Acanthocephalans.jpg Cestodes.jpg Leech.jpg Pentastomes.jpg