Sokolov S.G.1, Frolova S.E.2, Frolov E.V.2 2010. [The first record of parasitic nematode Clavinema mariae (Dracunculoidea: Philometridae) in gadiform fishes (Osteichthyes: Gadiformes)] // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.7. No.2: 123–132 [in Russian, with English summary].

1 A.N. Severtsov Ecology and Evolution Institute, Leninskiy pr. 33, Moscow 119071, Russia; e-mail: sokolovsg@mail.ru

2 Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, Komsomolskaya str. 196, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 693023, Russia.

KEY WORDS: Clavinema mariae, Dracunculoidea, Eleginus gracilis, Philometridae.

ABSTRACT: Nematode Clavinema mariae has been found in Pacific saffron cod Eleginus gracilis, caught in Izmenchivoye lagoon (Sakhalin). This is the first report of this parasite from gadiform fishes. The new data on location of dorsal oesophageal gland in this species has been obtained. Diagnosis of the genus Clavinema has been adjusted.

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