DAO 27:227-231 (1996)  -  doi:10.3354/dao027227

Aggregata octopiana (Apicomplexa: Aggregatidae) from Octopus vulgaris off NW Spain

Estévez J, Pascual S, Gestal C, Soto M, Rodríguez H, Arias C

Gamogony and sporogony of Aggregata octopiana were commonly observed during histological examination of the digestive tract and the connective tissue sheath of wild Octopus vulgaris (Cuvier, 1798) from Ria de Vigo (NW Spain). In massive infections, numerous oocysts were found in the muscular tissue.


Apicomplexa · Aggregata octopiana · Octopus vulgaris


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