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Serrasentis sagittifer   (Linton, 1889)

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Classification
Palaeacanthocephala | Echinorhynchida | Rhadinorhynchidae
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Main reference
Williams, E.H. Jr. and L. Bunkley-Williams. 1996. (Ref. 359)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 359); 13 cm TL (female)

Environment
Host

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Circumglobal.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
This parasite has distinctive rows of spines (combs) on the ventral surface of its body in adult and encysted stages. The proboscis is short, bulbous and expanded on the anterior end, and covered with numerous, uniform spines (16-24 longitudinal rows of 14-18 hooks each).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown