A fisheye view of the tree of life

Check out A fisheye view of the tree of life. After you click over to the website, you can mouse over the different parts of the tree for solid answers to questions such as: What is a fish? Why are humans in the fish tree? What are googly-eyed fish? This is part of U.C. Berkeley's excellent... Continue Reading →

Parasitic Life Styles of Marine Dinoflagellates

Article Title: Parasitic Life Styles of Marine Dinoflagellates Author: COATS, D. WAYNE Journal: Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, Volume 46, Issue 4, July 1999, Pages 402–409 Universal Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.1999.tb04620.x PDF Available [...]parasitic dinoflagellates exhibit varying degrees of host specificity. The fish ectoparasite Amyloodinium ocellatum shows almost no host preference, with infections reported for over 100 species representing more than... Continue Reading →

Hyperparasitism of trichodinid ciliates on monogenean gill flukes of two marine fish

Hyperparasitism of trichodinid ciliates on monogenean gill flukes of two marine fish A. Colorni*, A. Diamant Dis Aquat Org 65: 177–180, 2005, Published June 30 doi:10.3354/dao065177 Full PDF is available on the Int-Res link above! Under perturbed environmental conditions, specificity between fish hosts and their parasitic fauna often breaks down (Rohde 1982, Thoney & Hargis... Continue Reading →

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