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The life cycle of Anisakis simplex in the Norwegian Deep (northern North Sea)

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Palm, H. W., Rueckert, S., & Piatkowski, U. (2004)
The life cycle of Anisakis simplex in the Norwegian Deep (northern North Sea). Parasitology Research, 94(1), (1-9). doi:10.1007/s00436-004-1154-0. ISSN 0932-0113
Copepoda (Calanus finmarchicus n=1,722, Paraeuchaeta norvegica n=1,955), Hyperiidae (n=3,019), Euphausiacea (Meganyctiphanes norvegica n=4,780), and the fishes Maurolicus muel...

Transmission of fish parasites into grouper mariculture (Serranidae: Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822)) in Lampung Bay, Indonesia

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Palm, H. W., Rueckert, S., Klimpel, S., Al-Quraishy, S., & Mehlhorn, H. (2009)
Transmission of fish parasites into grouper mariculture (Serranidae: Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822)) in Lampung Bay, Indonesia. Parasitology Research, 104(3), (523-532). doi:10.1007/s00436-008-1226-7. ISSN 0932-0113
Differently fed groupers Epinephelus coioides from an Indonesian finfish mariculture farm were studied for ecto- and endohelminth parasites. Pellet-fed E. coioides were infest...

Parasitic infection of the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), with a description of Ganymedes themistos sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Eugregarinorida)

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Prokopowicz, A. J., Rueckert, S., Leander, B. S., Michaud, J., & Fortier, L. (2010)
Parasitic infection of the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), with a description of Ganymedes themistos sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Eugregarinorida). Polar Biology, 33(10), (1339-1350). doi:10.1007/s00300-010-0821-0. ISSN 0722-4060
Two parasites were found in the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula sampled with nets and collected by sediment traps over the annual cycle in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. The ...

Parasite fauna of bream Abramis brama and roach Rutilus rutilus from a man-made waterway and a freshwater habitat in northern Germany

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Rückert, S., Klimpel, S., & Palm, H. (2007)
Parasite fauna of bream Abramis brama and roach Rutilus rutilus from a man-made waterway and a freshwater habitat in northern Germany. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 74, (225-233). doi:10.3354/dao074225. ISSN 0177-5103
Fifty specimens each of bream Abramis brama and roach Rutilus rutilus were examined for metazoan parasite fauna and trichodinid ciliates; 25 specimens of each species were col...

Parasite diversity as an indicator of environmental change? An example from tropical grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus) mariculture in Indonesia

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Palm, H. W., Kleinertz, S., & Rueckert, S. (2011)
Parasite diversity as an indicator of environmental change? An example from tropical grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus) mariculture in Indonesia. Parasitology, 138(13), 1793-1803. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0031182011000011
Fish parasites are used to monitor long-term change in finfish grouper mariculture in Indonesia. A total of 210 Epinephelus fuscoguttatus were sampled in six consecutive years...

Large-scale infection of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis by the gregarine Lankesteria ascidiae in an inland culture system

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Mita, K., Kawai, N., Rueckert, S., & Sasakura, Y. (2012)
Large-scale infection of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis by the gregarine Lankesteria ascidiae in an inland culture system. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 101(3), 185-195. https://doi.org/10.3354/dao02534
An important way to keep transgenic and mutant lines of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis, a model system for e.g. genetic functions, in laboratories is via culturing systems. H...

Life cycle strategy of Hysterothylacium aduncum to become the most abundant anisakid fish nematode in the North Sea

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Klimpel, S., & Rueckert, S. (2005)
Life cycle strategy of Hysterothylacium aduncum to become the most abundant anisakid fish nematode in the North Sea. Parasitology Research, 97(2), (141-149). doi:10.1007/s00436-005-1407-6. ISSN 0932-0113
The present study demonstrates the influence of physical systems (mixed and stratified waters) on the occurrence and distribution of the anisakid nematode Hysterothylacium adu...

Molecular systematics of marine gregarine apicomplexans from Pacific tunicates, with descriptions of five novel species of Lankesteria

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Rueckert, S., Wakeman, K. C., Jenke-Kodama, H., & Leander, B. S. (2015)
Molecular systematics of marine gregarine apicomplexans from Pacific tunicates, with descriptions of five novel species of Lankesteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65(8), (2598-2614). doi:10.1099/ijs.0.000300. ISSN 1466-5026
The eugregarines are a group of apicomplexan parasites that mostly infect the intestines of invertebrates. The high level of morphological variation found within and among spe...

Phylogenetic position and description of Rhytidocystis cyamus sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Rhytidocystidae): a novel intestinal parasite of the north-eastern Pacific ‘stink worm’ (Polychaeta, Opheliidae, Travisia pupa)

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Rueckert, S., & Leander, B. S. (2009)
Phylogenetic position and description of Rhytidocystis cyamus sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Rhytidocystidae): a novel intestinal parasite of the north-eastern Pacific ‘stink worm’ (Polychaeta, Opheliidae, Travisia pupa). Marine Biodiversity, 39(4), (227-234). doi:10.1007/s12526-009-0014-7. ISSN 1867-1616
A new Rhytidocystis species is described from the north-eastern Pacific Coast. Trophozoites of R. cyamus sp. n. were isolated from the intestines of the opheliid polychaete Tr...

Genetic variability in Hysterothylacium aduncum, a raphidascarid nematode isolated from sprat (Sprattus sprattus) of different geographical areas of the northeastern Atlantic

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Klimpel, S., Kleinertz, S., Hanel, R., & Rueckert, S. (2007)
Genetic variability in Hysterothylacium aduncum, a raphidascarid nematode isolated from sprat (Sprattus sprattus) of different geographical areas of the northeastern Atlantic. Parasitology Research, 101(5), (1425-1430). doi:10.1007/s00436-007-0662-0. ISSN 0932-0113
Species of the genus Hysterothylacium are among the most common marine nematode fish parasites in the northern Atlantic. Due to recent findings of cryptic speciation in other ...