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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.
Date Taken: Jan 1 2006
Photographer: Kevin Lafferty , U.S. Geological Survey
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