bullhead catfishes


Alias: North American freshwater catfishes, Ictaluridae

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  1. Lagunas Calvo O, Santacruz A, Hernández Mena D, Rivas G, Pérez Ponce de León G, Aguilar Aguilar R. Taxonomic status of Rhabdochona ictaluri (Nematoda: Rhabdochonidae) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Parasitol Res. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..Of these, Rhabdochona ictaluri was originally described as a parasite of endemic catfishes of the family Ictaluridae; however, the species was later considered on morphological grounds as a junior synonym of Rhabdochona kidderi...
  2. Moravec F, de Buron I, González Solís D. Redescription of three species of nematodes (Nematoda) parasitising fishes in the USA, with a key to the species of Dichelyne Jägerskiöld, 1902 parasitic in freshwater and brackish-water fishes of North America. Syst Parasitol. 2019;96:79-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Fundulidae); Dichelyne (Dichelyne) diplocaecum Chandler, 1935 from Ictalurus furcatus (Valenciennes) (Ictaluridae); and Hysterothylacium pelagicum Deardorff & Overstreet, 1982 from Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus (..
  3. Kim O, Nguyen P, Shoguchi E, Hisata K, Vo T, Inoue J, et al. A draft genome of the striped catfish, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, for comparative analysis of genes relevant to development and a resource for aquaculture improvement. BMC Genomics. 2018;19:733 pubmed publisher
    ..is a member of the family Pangasiidae and is nested within a clade including the families Cranoglanididae and Ictaluridae. The nuclear genome was estimated at approximately 700 Mb, assembled into 568 scaffolds with an N50 of 14...
  4. Rosser T, Griffin M, Quiniou S, Khoo L, Pote L. 18S rRNA gene sequencing identifies a novel species of Henneguya parasitizing the gills of the channel catfish (Ictaluridae). Parasitol Res. 2014;113:4651-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on the unique combination of pseudocyst and myxospore morphology, tissue location, host, and SSU rRNA gene sequence data, we report this isolate to be a previously unreported species, Henneguya bulbosus sp. nov. ..
  5. Grieshaber C, Penland T, Kwak T, Cope W, Heise R, Law J, et al. Relation of contaminants to fish intersex in riverine sport fishes. Sci Total Environ. 2018;643:73-89 pubmed publisher
    ..and severity of the intersex condition in wild, adult black bass (Micropterus), sunfish (Lepomis), and catfish (Ictaluridae) species at 11 sites located on the Yadkin-Pee Dee River...
  6. Egge J, Nicholson P, Stark A. Morphological and molecular variation in the least madtom Noturus hildebrandi (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae), a Mississippi Embayment endemic: evidence for a cryptic lineage in the Hatchie River. J Fish Biol. 2015;86:493-526 pubmed publisher
    ..Discrepancies between the pattern of variation observed in the morphological and molecular data may be explained by recent local adaptation to individual stream conditions that masks deeper evolutionary divergences. ..
  7. Liu X, Zhang J, Batueva M, Voronin V. Supplemental description and molecular characterization of Myxobolus miyarii Kudo, 1919 (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) infecting intestine of Amur catfish (Silurus asotus). Parasitol Res. 2016;115:1547-56 pubmed publisher
    ..value, but also evolutionarily independent from the Henneguya clade infecting the epithelium of fish of the Ictaluridae family...
  8. Leis E, Easy R, MacLean L, Cone D. Ligictaluridus michaelalicea n. sp. (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) from flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris) in the upper Mississippi River, including remarks on taxonomy influencing monogenean treatment regulation in the United States. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:825-830 pubmed publisher
    ..Monogenea: Dactylogyridae, Ancyrocephalinae) is described from the gills of Pylodictis olivaris (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae) from Wisconsin and Iowa portions of the upper Mississippi River...