Cestoda | Bothriocephalidea
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle and L. Bajona (eds.). 2010. (Ref. 87872)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Northern Atlantic: Canada and Belgium.
Known to be endoparasitic on Gadus morhua and Tautogolabrum adspersus (Ref. 87872). Members of the class Cestoda are parasitic, thus requires a host to survive. Life cycle: The zygote develops into oncosphere larva which is ingested by either an intermediate or definitive host, and metamorphoses into extraintestinal juvenile metacestod (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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