Seven new coccidian species from marine fishes in Australia

Kálmán Molnár, Klaus Rohde

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One hundred and thirty fish of 15 species from the coast of northern New South Wales, Australia, were examined for coccidia. Seven new species, Eimeria cheilodactyli n. sp. and E. dykovae n. sp. from Cheilodactylus fuscus; E. pleurostici n. sp. from Sphaeroides pleurosticus; E. sillaginis n. sp., E. ciliatae n. sp. and Goussia arrawarra n. sp. from Sillago ciliata; G. microcanthi n. sp. from Microcanthus strigatus as parasites of the intestine; and a Goussia sp. from the liver of Rhabdosargus sarba are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-29
Number of pages11
JournalSystematic Parasitology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1988

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  • Parasitology

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