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.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of Fish Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Aquatic Science
- veterinary (miscalleneous)