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Community of Monogenea in populations of Cichla monoculus from two tributaries of the Amazon River in the Northern Brazil

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Author(s):
Oliveira, M. S. B. [1, 2] ; Aparecido Adriano, E. [3] ; Tavares-Dias, M. [4] ; Lima Correa, L. [1, 2, 5]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Oeste Para UFOPA, Postgrad Program Amazonian Continental Aquat Reso, Av Mendonca Furtado 2946, BR-68040470 Santarem, Para - Brazil
[2] ICTA, Santarem, Para - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Dept Ecol & Evolut Biol, Rua Prof Artur Riedel 275, BR-09972270 Diadema, SP - Brazil
[4] Embrapa Amapa, Rodovia Juscelino Kubitschek Km 5, 2600, BR-68903419 Macapa, Amapa - Brazil
[5] Univ Fed Oeste Para UFOPA, Av Mendonca Furtado 2946, BR-68040470 Santarem, Para - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: HELMINTHOLOGIA; v. 56, n. 1, p. 1-10, MAR 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

This study compared the monogeneans community in C. monoculus from the Tapajos River (state of Para) and Jari River (state of Amapa), northern Brazil. A total of 2188 monogeneans belonging to eight taxa were collected from the gills of fish: Gussevia arilla, Gussevia longihaptor, Gussevia tucunarense, Gussevia undulata, Sciadicleithrum ergensi, Sciadicleithrum umbilicum, Sciadicleithrum uncinatum and Tucunarella cichlae. Gussevia arilla was the dominant species for C. monoculus from the Tapajos River basin, while S. umbilicum predominated among the hosts from the Jari River basin. For the two populations of C. monoculus, the prevalence, mean intensity and mean abundance of monogeneans were different and the of parasites community had a high qualitative similarity (87.5 %). The monogeneans community of C. monoculus was characterized by high species richness, with infection values varying from low to moderate. The geographic distance and differences in environmental characteristics arising from the same did not influence the richness of species of monogeneans infesting C. monoculus in the Tapajos and Jari rivers, but appear to have been determinants in the differences observed in the structure of the monogenean communities in each region. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/21374-6 - Systematics and host-parasite interaction of parasites of the phylum Myxozoa in fishes economically important in Amazon Basin
Grantee:Edson Aparecido Adriano
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants