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Parasitism by a Digenea in Lucina pectinata (Mollusca: Lucinidae)

Lucina pectinata is an important economic resource in the Brazilian coast. This study reports parasitism caused by a Digenea in this species. The specimens (n = 470) were collected in December 2012 in a mangrove swamp of the Cachoeira River estuary, Bahia, Brazil. 163 more words

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Effect of infection with Metacercariae of Himasthla elongata (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) on cardiac activity and growth rate in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) in situ

Trematode parasites can affect their molluscan hosts, which serve as the first intermediate hosts in their life cycles, in manifold ways, but little is known about trematode-induced effects on their second intermediate hosts. 129 more words

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Parasite 55 ~Those Victims Are Surprisingly a Nice Guy~

Good MorningEvening!

Cnine is Here, A bit late due to some errand but, here you go.

Please read at Novels n Chill to support me and the editors-san: 114 more words

Announcement

Parasite Risk in #Sheep, #Cattle with Warm Weather

Dairy and beef cattle are at risk of husk, caused by infection with the cattle lungworm from June onwards. Unvaccinated calves, naïve adult cattle and those without an effective anthelmintic programme face the greatest threat. 196 more words

Cattle

Incredible, Exotic India 🕉

We arrived at the holy river of Hinduism, the Ganges, in Varanasi, India at 4 in the morning.  We had been on an all-night converted school bus from Nepal. 1,594 more words

Memoir

Dancing Thread 

I don’t remember ever seeing one of these corn-silk-like worms before but the diminutive flickering of its dance caught my eye somehow. This creature appears to be close to 4 inches long and no thicker than a couple of millimetres. 37 more words

Photography

Pre-Mission Trip Worries of Death

As I realized near the end of the college that I was becoming increasingly obsessed with traveling, I had a thought. As a Christian, I believe we all have a purpose here….and maybe God created me with a passion and curiosity for traveling and learning about different cultures for a reason. 1,327 more words