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Nematode eel parasite found inside acanthocephalan cysts - a "Trojan horse" strategy?

Journal Article
Emde, S., Rueckert, S., Kochmann, J., Knopf, K., Sures, B., & Klimpel, S. (2014)
Nematode eel parasite found inside acanthocephalan cysts - a "Trojan horse" strategy?. Parasites & vectors, 7(1), 504. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-014-0504-8
Background The invasive eel parasite Anguillicoloides crassus (syn. Anguillicola crassus) is considered one of the major causes for the decline of the European eel (Anguilla ...

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

Journal Article
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...

Molecular systematics of marine gregarines (Apicomplexa) from North-eastern Pacific polychaetes and nemerteans, with descriptions of three novel species: Lecudina phyllochaetopteri sp. nov., Difficilina tubulani sp. nov. and Difficilina paranemertis sp. nov.

Journal Article
Chantangsi, C., Leander, B. S., & Rueckert, S. (2010)
Molecular systematics of marine gregarines (Apicomplexa) from North-eastern Pacific polychaetes and nemerteans, with descriptions of three novel species: Lecudina phyllochaetopteri sp. nov., Difficilina tubulani sp. nov. and Difficilina paranemertis sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 60(11), 2681-2690. https://doi.org/10.1099/ijs.0.016436-0
Most eugregarine apicomplexans infecting the intestines of marine invertebrates have been described within the family Lecudinidae and the type genus Lecudina. The diversity of...

Description of Trichotokara nothriae n. gen. et sp. (Apicomplexa, Lecudinidae) – An intestinal gregarine of Nothria conchylega (Polychaeta, Onuphidae)

Journal Article
Rueckert, S., & Leander, B. S. (2010)
Description of Trichotokara nothriae n. gen. et sp. (Apicomplexa, Lecudinidae) – An intestinal gregarine of Nothria conchylega (Polychaeta, Onuphidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 104, 172-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2010.03.005
The trophozoites of a novel gregarine apicomplexan, Trichotokara nothriae n. gen. et sp., were isolated and characterized from the intestines of the onuphid tubeworm Nothria c...

A new approach to visualize ecosystem health by using parasites

Journal Article
Palm, H. W., & Rückert, S. (2009)
A new approach to visualize ecosystem health by using parasites. Parasitology Research, 105(2), 539-553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-009-1423-z
A new approach is chosen to visualize ecosystem health by using parasite bioindicators in Segara Anakan Lagoon, a brackish water ecosystem at the southern Java coast, Indonesi...

Invasive Ponto-Caspian Amphipods and Fish Increase the Distribution Range of the Acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus tereticollis in the River Rhine

Journal Article
Emde, S., Rueckert, S., Palm, H. W., & Klimpel, S. (2012)
Invasive Ponto-Caspian Amphipods and Fish Increase the Distribution Range of the Acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus tereticollis in the River Rhine. PLOS ONE, 7(12), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0053218
Non-indigenous species that become invasive are one of the main drivers of biodiversity loss worldwide. In various freshwater systems in Europe, populations of native amphipod...

Archigregarines of the English Channel revisited: New molecular data on Selenidium species including early described and new species and the uncertainties of phylogenetic relationships

Journal Article
Rueckert, S., & Horák, A. (2017)
Archigregarines of the English Channel revisited: New molecular data on Selenidium species including early described and new species and the uncertainties of phylogenetic relationships. PLOS ONE, 12(11), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187430
Background Gregarines represent an important transition step from free-living predatory (colpodellids s.l.) and/or photosynthetic (Chromera and Vitrella) apicomplexan lineage...

Epinephelus fuscoguttatus mariculture in Indonesia: Implications from fish parasite infections

Journal Article
Palm, H. W., Yulianto, I., Theisen, S., Rueckert, S., & Kleinertz, S. (2015)
Epinephelus fuscoguttatus mariculture in Indonesia: Implications from fish parasite infections. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 2, 54-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2015.07.003
Indonesia plays a major role in grouper supply for the Hong Kong based Live Reef Food Fish Trade. Hong Kong is the biggest consumer of Live Reef Food Fish in the world and aro...

Molecular systematics of marine gregarine apicomplexans from Pacific tunicates: linking surface ultrastructure and molecular phylogeny.

Presentation / Conference
Rueckert, S. (2015, September)
Molecular systematics of marine gregarine apicomplexans from Pacific tunicates: linking surface ultrastructure and molecular phylogeny. Poster presented at European Congress of Protistology, Seville, Spain

Parasites of deep-sea fish Simenchelys parasitica.

Presentation / Conference
Rueckert, S. (2015, September)
Parasites of deep-sea fish Simenchelys parasitica. Poster presented at MASTS 5th Annual Science Meeting, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow