Trematoda | Strigeatida
Williams, E.H. Jr. and L. Bunkley-Williams. 1996. (Ref. 359)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 359)
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic: USA.
Uniformly wide; elongate worm with a blunt anterior end and pointed posterior end. Ceca: X-shaped. Middle of the body: filled with 2 long irregular rows of testes (Ref. 359).
Maximum Length: 0.35 cm (Ref. 359). Damage to Host: Two similar species from Asia cause mass mortalities of greater amberjack in aquaculture in Japan. Habitat (vertebrate): greater amberjack (Ref. 359). Members of the class Trematoda are parasitic, thus requires a host to survive. Life cycle: Eggs are passed on to the feces of the hosts. Embryos hatch into miracidia and penetrate the tissues of snails where they further undergo three stages: sporocysts (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)