Ceratomyxa brayi

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Ceratomyxa brayi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Myxozoa
Order: Bivalvulida
Family: Ceratomyxidae
Genus: Ceratomyxa
Species:
C. brayi
Binomial name
Ceratomyxa brayi
Gunter & Adlard, 2009

Ceratomyxa brayi is a species of myxosporean parasites that infect gall-bladders of serranid fishes from the Great Barrier Reef. It was first found on Cephalopholis boenak.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gunter, Nicole L.; Adlard, Robert D. (2009). "Seven new species of Ceratomyxa Thélohan, 1892 (Myxozoa) from the gall-bladders of serranid fishes from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia". Systematic Parasitology. 73 (1): 1–11. doi:10.1007/s11230-008-9162-6. ISSN 0165-5752.

Further reading[edit]

  • Heiniger, Holly, and Robert D. Adlard. "Molecular identification of cryptic species of Ceratomyxa Thélohan, 1892 (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida) including the description of eight novel species from apogonid fishes (Perciformes: Apogonidae) from Australian waters." Acta Parasitologica 58.3 (2013): 342-360.

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