An enigmatic snapper parasite (Trematoda: Cryptogonimidae) found in an unexpected host.

Helen Armstrong (Murdoch University);┬áStorm Martin (Murdoch University); Alan Lymbery (Harry Butler Institute, Murdoch University); Scott Cutmore (Queensland Museum). The Cryptogonimidae are a group within the Trematoda that have a three host life-cycle: snail, fish, fish. The previously known final fish hosts of cryptogonimids have been larger reef associated fish such as snapper (Lutjanids), likely due …

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