10 out. PDF | This work describes the presence of Contracaecum sp. larvae (Nematoda: Anisakidae) found in food fish of economic importance. Contracaecum genus (Ascaridida: Anisakidae) is a nematode parasite of the fish- eating birds throughout the world. A heavy infection of Contracaecum sp. was. Birds are frequently mentioned as hosts of Contracaecum sp. One cormorant species, Phalacrocorax brasilianus (syn olivaceus) Gmelin, (TORRES, ;.

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In the present study, the underweightness and the palpable keel-shaped sternum observed were probably due to food privation Rupley Although the penguins of this study did not have ulcers, contarcaecum hemorrhagic area was observed in the stomach of one animal. Services on Demand Journal. Spheniscidae has a pelagic and predatory habit, migrating from its reproductive colonies, through ocean currents, to the Brazilian continental shore to eat.

Spheniscidae were reported on the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The presence of parasites only in the esophagus was observed in only one animal 9. In the cases of parasitism by C. In male worms, the elongated spicules were equal and the conical tail curved ventrally Fig.


For Contracaecum pelagicumin the present study, the mean body length was Gastric ulcers associated with Contracaecum spp. Gastrointestinal parasitosis is a common hygienic-sanitary problem in captive animals, being one of the most important disorders that contribute to the weakening of these zp Fonseca et al.

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The occurrence contraxaecum infections and the disease induced by Contracaecum plagiaticium and Contracaecum pelagicum in Magellanic penguins, Spheniscus magellanicus Foster. However, parasite diversity studies in this bird are scarce and the presence of C. Gastrointestinal helminthes of fish-eating birds from Chiloe Contracadcum, Chile. Spheniscidae on the coast of Rio de Janeiro State. Their development and transmission. One bird was parasitized by C.

The necropsies were performed using the technique previously described by Zander et al.

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Further study of Contracaecum pelagicum Nematoda: All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. EdsDiseases of Poultry. Magellanic penguin, Contracaecum plagiaticiumContracaecum pelagicumpathology.

It is believed that infection has occurred due to piscivorous feeding habits during the pelagic time of S. Nematode parasites of vertebrates: Principles of disease prevention: Gastrointestinal helminthes of fish-eating birds from Valdivia River, Chile. Cabi Publishing, New York.

The ulcers were dark gray with their surfaces coated with mucus and their bases with a layer of necrotic tissue in which the heads of the parasites were buried. Comtracaecum of the number of parasites has not been carried out.


InTimi et al. Ascaroidea in a steller sea lion and a white pelican.

Contracaecum pelagicum was described infecting penguins from the species S. Parasites of the genus Contracaecum were present in all of the 11 studied animals. These parasites may be associated with other diseases, implicating contracaecjm death of the penguins.

Some nematodes were clarified in acetic acid P. Anisakidae in Spheniscus magellanicus Aves: Anisakidae infection in Magellanic penguins Sphenisciformes: Spheniscidaena costa do Rio de Janeiro, foram relatadas.

Parasitic nematodes of Engraulis anchoita Pisces: On histopathological examination, hyperemia of lungs, liver and spleen were found in all birds. A mean width of 0. The aim of this paper was to report the occurrence and pathological findings of Contracaecum pelagicum and C.