New coccidians from freshwater fishes of Australia

K. Molnár, K. RHODE

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Abstract. During a survey for coccidian infections of 135 Australian freshwater fish belonging to 14 species, two new Eimeria species, E. philypnodoni sp. nov. from Philypnodon grandiceps and E. ashburneri sp. nov. from Macquaria ambigua, and three new Goussia species, G. langdoni sp. nov, from Macquaria ambigua, G. callinani sp, nov. from Hypseteotris compressa and G. lomi sp. nov. from Maccullochella peeli, were found. Epieimeria anguillae and a Goussia sp. from Anguilla australis and A. reinhardti were recorded. These are the first records of coccidia from Australian fishes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-169
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Fish Diseases
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Aquatic Science
  • veterinary (miscalleneous)

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