n African Zoology - Distribution of (Nematoda : Anisakidae) larvae in freshwater fish from the northern regions of South Africa

Volume 50, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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A total of 1 847 fishes (16 species) from 14 reservoirs in northern and north-eastern regions of South Africa were collected and examined for larval spp. between 2005 and 2013. This study, the first to examine several potential second intermediate hosts, found , , , , , , , and infected with the third-stage larvae. , and are new host records for South Africa. A generalised linear model identified locality as the main factor affecting parasite burden.

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