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News Six new dactylogyrid species from the Lower Congo Basin

Source Maarten Vanhove
Release date 28/01/2019
Contributor Lucie Ongena
Geographical coverage DR Congo
Keywords Scientific paper, Congo Basin, dactylogyrid

Following up on CEBioS’s workshop on fish biology and parasitology in DR Congo, a new paper was published, entitled:

Jorissen MWP, Pariselle A, Huyse T, Vreven EJ, Snoeks J, Decru E, Kusters T, Lunkayilakio SW, Bukinga FM, Artois T & Vanhove MPM. 2018. Six new dactylogyrid species (Platyhelminthes, Monogenea) from the gills of cichlids (Teleostei, Cichliformes) from the Lower Congo Basin. Parasite 25, 64. 

This research was supported by the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office, OCA type II project S1_RDC_TILAPIA and the Mbisa Congo project, the latter two being framework agreement projects of the RMCA with the Belgian Development Cooperation.


The paper is available in its entirety in open access.