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dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Chris F-
dc.contributor.authorReading, Amy-
dc.contributor.authorScholz, Tomas-
dc.contributor.authorShinn, Andrew-
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-11T23:11:45Z-
dc.date.available2013-06-11T23:11:45Z-
dc.date.issued2012-03-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/9807-
dc.description.abstractLarvae of the cyclophyllidean tapeworms Paradilepis scolecina (Rudolphi, 1819), Neogryporhynchus cheilancristrotus (Wedl, 1855) and Valipora campylancristrota (Wedl, 1855), are described from British freshwater fish. The morphometrics of the rostellar hooks, infection characteristics and host ranges of these parasites from fisheries in England and Wales are presented. Difficulties in the detection, handling and identification of these tapeworms are highlighted, and may in part explain the paucity of records from Britain. Tissue digestion was shown to be a useful technique for the examination of these parasites, providing clear and consistent preparations of the rostellar hooks for measurement. The pathological changes caused by P. scolecina to the liver of wild tench, Tinca tinca, are detailed for the first time. Tapeworms located in the hepatic parenchyma and pancreatic tissues caused little pathological damage and invoked only mild inflammatory responses. The small size of these tapeworms and their encapsulation within host tissues appear to limit the severity of pathology, compared with parasites that insert their rostellum during attachment.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherCambridge University Press (CUP)-
dc.relationWilliams CF, Reading A, Scholz T & Shinn A (2012) Larval gryporhynchid tapeworms (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) of British freshwater fish, with a description of the pathology caused by Paradilepis scolecina, Journal of Helminthology, 86 (1), pp. 1-9.-
dc.rightsThis item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study. Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Journal of Helminthology, Volume 86, Issue 01, March 2012, pp 1-9 by Cambridge University Press. The original publication is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X10000866-
dc.subject.lcshFishes Diseases-
dc.titleLarval gryporhynchid tapeworms (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea) of British freshwater fish, with a description of the pathology caused by Paradilepis scolecinaen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2013-03-31T00:00:00Z-
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dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022149X10000866-
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Helminthology-
dc.citation.issn0022-149X-
dc.citation.volume86-
dc.citation.issue1-
dc.citation.spage1-
dc.citation.epage9-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
dc.author.emaila.p.shinn@stir.ac.uk-
dc.contributor.affiliationEnvironment Agency-
dc.contributor.affiliationEnvironment Agency-
dc.contributor.affiliationCzech Academy of Sciences-
dc.contributor.affiliationAquaculture-
dc.identifier.isi000299879400001-
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