Helminth parasites of the Juan Fernández fur seal Arctocephalus philippii (Peters, 1866)

Cattan, P.E.; Yáñez, J.L.; Torres, D.

Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia 35(3-4): 73-75

1980


ISSN/ISBN: 0365-9402
PMID: 7317139
Document Number: 436
Anisakidae nematoides (45) were removed from the stomach of a young Juan Fernandez fur seal, captured for biological studies at Alejandro Selkirk Island. (33.degree. 47' S, and 80.degree. 46' W.). The smallest specimens were Anisakis sp. Dujardin, 1845 and the remaining worms were classified as Phocanema decipiens Myers, 1959. Six cestodes identified as Diphyllobothrium pacificum (Nybelin, 1931) Margolis, 1956 were collected from the last 3rd of the duodenum.

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Helminth parasites of the Juan Fernández fur seal Arctocephalus philippii (Peters, 1866)