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Larval Tapeworm Found on a Coral Reef Fish
Larval Tapeworm Found on a Coral Reef Fish
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Title: Larval Tapeworm Found on a Coral Reef Fish

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The most common parasites found in the Palmyra reef fish sampled were larval tapeworms. The abundance of parasites may be an indicator of a healthy ecosystem instead of an ill one as commonly believed.

Location: USA

Date Taken: Jan 1 2006

Photographer: Kevin Lafferty
Photographer Email: kevin.lafferty@lifesci.ucsb.edu
Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey


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