volume 63, issue 3, P497-505 2003
DOI: 10.1590/s1519-69842003000300016
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Abstract: This paper describes nematode infection in the cultured freshwater fish Leporinus macrocephalus (Osteichthyses: Anostomidae) collected at Batatais, São Paulo State, Brazil. Of a total of 32 examined fish, 21 (65%) were infected with Goezia leporini n. sp. (Nematoda: Anisakidae) with mean infection intensity of 4.1 parasites. The nematodes presented total length greater than G intermedia, G. holmesi, G. pelagia, G. minuta, G. kliksi, G. sinamora, G. nonipapillata, G. alii, G. moraveci, G. brasiliensis, and G. b…

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