Check List 11(1): e19099, doi: 10.15560/11.1.1501
Checklist of metazoan associated with grunts (Perciformes, Haemulidae) from the Nearctic and Neotropical regions
expand article infoFabiano Paschoal, Anderson D. Cezar§, José L. Luque
‡ Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil§ Universidade Castelo Branco; Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Using information from published articles, databases, and recent samples from the Brazilian coastal zone, a list of parasites of haemulid (grunts) fish known from the Neotropical and Nearctic regions was structured. A total of 231 species of parasites were listed totaling 775 records involving 48 hosts, distributed in 86 localities of the American Continent. Records were listed with information on hosts, habitat, distribution and new findings; a host-parasite list is also included herein.
Parasite diversity; marine fish parasites; parasite distribution; American continent; Brazil