Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
(Pond Loach)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2440
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionMisgurnus anguillicaudatus carries Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Asian Fish Tapeworm).
Reference33695
NotesBothriocephalus acheilognathi was originally described as several species and is known by multiple synonyms. Bothriocephalus acheilognathi is the correct name as of 9/20/2019, though this may change in the future. This name is not currently listed in ITIS, and due to confusion with possible synonyms I chose to go with the Generic TSN.
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationAustralia

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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