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Volume 23, Number 2—February 2017
Research Letter

Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense Tapeworm Larvae in Salmon from North America

Roman KuchtaComments to Author , Mikuláš Oros, Jayde Ferguson, and Tomáš Scholz
Author affiliations: Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (R. Kuchta, T. Scholz); Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovak Republic (M. Oros); State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Anchorage, Alaska, USA (J. Ferguson)

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Video. Live plerocercoid of the Japanese broad tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense) obtained from the musculature of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) from Alaska, USA. (Source)

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