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Morphological abnormalities of the opisthaptor of Paradiplozoon homoion (Monogenea, Diplozoidae)

Authors

KOUBKOVÁ Božena MATĚJUSOVÁ Iveta KRÁČMAR Stanislav GELNAR Milan

Year of publication 2001
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Programm & Abstracts, 4th International Symposium on Monogenea
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Informatics

Citation
Field Zoology
Keywords Paradiplozoon homoion; attachment clamps; abnormalitite; heavy metals
Description More than 32% of diplozoids from the gills of riffle minnow from Vlara River showed abnormalities of attachment clamps. In the present preliminary analysis, the ecological characters of sampling site were measured and accumulation of heavy metals (Cd, Pb, Ni, Cr and Cu)was determined in the water, sediment, host tissue and parasite tissue.
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