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The laboratory maintenance of Diphyllobothrium dendriticum (Nitzsch, 1824)

  • G. J. E. Sharp (a1), C. J. Secombes (a1) and A. W. Pike (a1)


A protocol for the routine laboratory maintenance of the life-cycle of Diphyllobothrium dendriticum, using herring gulls (Larus argentatus), Cyclops abyssorum and rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss ( = Salmo gairdneri) as the definitive, first and second intermediate hosts respectively, is described.



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The laboratory maintenance of Diphyllobothrium dendriticum (Nitzsch, 1824)

  • G. J. E. Sharp (a1), C. J. Secombes (a1) and A. W. Pike (a1)


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