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dc.contributor.author Dick, Terry A.
dc.contributor.author Gallagher, Colin
dc.contributor.author Watkinson, Douglas
dc.contributor.author Franzin, William
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-10T16:29:44Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-10T16:29:44Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/30095
dc.description.abstract Summary • Twenty-six species of parasites were recovered from nine species of fish hosts. • To date none ofthe fish parasites identified as potential pathogens to Lake Winnipeg fish by Williamson et al (2005) have been found in the Red River delta fish samples. • Two new parasites species know to be pathogenic in fish were discovered in the samples i e. Bothriocephalus acheilognathi and Sanginicola occidentalis. • The time of invasion by these two parasite species into The Hudson Bay drainage is unknown • Bothriocephalus acheilognathi was widely distributed being present in six species of fish and found in the south and north basins of Lake Winnipeg. • Bothriocephalus acheilognathi most frequently infected (prevalence of 74%) the cyprinid fish host, Notropis atherinoides (Emerald shiner). • Bothriocephalus acheilognathi was found exclusively in young of the year emerald shiners. • Bothriocephalus acheilognathi was recovered from the intestine of older and and larger pike (Esox lucius), walleye (Sander vitreum), sauger (!>ander canadensis) white bass (Merone chrysops), goldeye (Hiodon alosoides). • The Myxozoan occurred on the gills of emerald shiner, occasionally causing severe pathology. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Red River Delta en_US
dc.subject Fish Parasite en_US
dc.subject Lake Winnipeg en_US
dc.title Red River Delta Fish Parasite Results en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US


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