10 out. PDF | This work describes the presence of Contracaecum sp. larvae (Nematoda: Anisakidae) found in food fish of economic importance. Contracaecum genus (Ascaridida: Anisakidae) is a nematode parasite of the fish- eating birds throughout the world. A heavy infection of Contracaecum sp. was. Birds are frequently mentioned as hosts of Contracaecum sp. One cormorant species, Phalacrocorax brasilianus (syn olivaceus) Gmelin, (TORRES, ;.

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The average size of the lips for males and females was 0. Mortality in little penguins Eudyptula minor along the coast of Victoria, Australia. How to cite this article. Determination of the number of parasites has contgacaecum been carried out.

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Magellanic penguin, Contracaecum plagiaticiumContracaecum pelagicumpathology. Gastric ulcers associated with Contracaecum spp. Spheniscidae from Argentinean coasts. Histopathological findings demonstrated esophagitis with helminthes segments inserted in the epithelium, showing discrete mixed inflammatory infiltrate of heterophils and mononuclear cells. The presence of parasites only in the esophagus was observed in only one animal 9. Gastrointestinal helminthes contracaecjm fish-eating birds from Valdivia River, Chile.


A pink to bluish-pink hyaline material was formed deep in the gastric glands around the parasites. In the present study, six animals Gastrointestinal parasitosis is a common hygienic-sanitary problem in captive animals, being one of the most important disorders that contribute to the weakening of these birds Fonseca et al. contgacaecum

EdsDiseases of Poultry. However, these birds become debilitated and malnourished, and often have infectious or non-infectious diseases, which interfere in the rehabilitation process Serafini et al.

All of penguins were submitted to post-mortem examination. Secondary bacterial invasion and subsequent heterophil infiltration of contracxecum adjacent tissues were also noted in cross-sections of these two penguins. Spheniscidae na costa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. In female, the uterus was sinuous with subglobular thick-shelled eggs. A mean width contradaecum 0. Although the penguins of this study did not have ulcers, a hemorrhagic area was observed in the stomach of one animal.

The ulcers were dark gray with their surfaces coated with mucus and their bases with contracaeccum layer of necrotic tissue in which the heads of the parasites were buried. Parasites of the genus Contracaecum were present in all of the 11 studied animals. Penguins are considered sentinels of the oceans, thus studies of these birds provide knowledge of the source and intensity of xontracaecum impacts over marine habitats in the southern hemisphere Boersma However, the intensity of parasitic infection was macroscopically rated as low.


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The occurrence of infections and the disease induced by Contracaecum plagiaticium and Contracaecum pelagicum in Magellanic penguins, Spheniscus magellanicus Foster. Spheniscidae on the coast of Rio de Janeiro State.

In Brazil, recent reports of parasitism by C. The aim of this paper was to report the occurrence and pathological findings of Contracaecum pelagicum and C. In this route, some specimens may deviate from the group, reaching more distant areas of the Brazilian coast, like Rio de Janeiro State and others beaches, where they are rescued.

It is believed that infection has occurred due to piscivorous feeding habits during the pelagic time of S. At the necropsy, one penguin 9. Their confracaecum and transmission. Spheniscidae has a pelagic and predatory habit, migrating from its reproductive colonies, through ocean currents, to the Brazilian continental shore to eat.

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