A new species phoreiobothrium gawali from Carcharias acutus.

Author(s): Pawar L. B.*, Shewale S. S., Patil D. N., Dandwate R. R.


A new species of Cestode Phoreiobothrium gawali was erected form the marine fish Carcharias acutus (Muller and Henle, 1841) collected from Bankot, Ratnagiri (West coast of India). We have described this new species in the genus Phoreiobothrium (LINTON) 1989) We found P. gawali different from other species in body measurement, scolex length, breadth, sucker, neck, testes, ovary, vagina, genital pore, vitellaria, host and locality.

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