a monogenean fish parasite, gyrodactylus chileani n. sp., belonging to a novel marine species lineage found in the south-eastern pacific and the mediterranean and north seas.gyrodactylus chileani n. sp. is the first gyrodactylus species reported from chile. it is an ectoparasite living on fins and skin of a small fish, the chilean tidal pond dweller helcogrammoides chilensis (cancino) (perciformes: tripterygiidae). a phylogenetic analysis based on 5.8s+its2 of rdna placed the new species close to marine gyrodactylus species found in europe: g. orecchiae paladini, cable, fioravanti, faria, cave & shinn, 2009 on gilthead seabream sparus aurata l. from the adriatic and ...201222983803
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