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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


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
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Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


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Dimensions: 800 x 565

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