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Data set name

Parasitology of marine fishes in Portuguese coastal waters (1982 onwards)

Data holding centreUniversity of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1982 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Portuguese coastal waters

Observations 
Parameters

Fish disease and parasites

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

From samples collected by research vessels and samples obtained in landing harbours, the following data are available: infestation of Mugil auratus and Parophrys pholis by Icthyophonus sp.; VEN infection in several fish species; parasitization of Trisopterus luscus by Lernaeocera luscii: attachment sites and host-parasite relationship; parasitization of P. pholis by Haemogregarina bigemina: ecology, host-parasite relationship, life cycle; parasitization of P. pholis by digenetic Trematoda: seasonality.

OriginatorsUniversity of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactNot supplied (Director, Institute of Zoology)
Address

University of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
Faculdade de Ciências Praça Gomes Teixeira
Porto
Porto
4099-002
Portugal

Telephone+351 223401400
Facsimile+351 223401511
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15018001
Global identifier2219
Last revised2009-10-30