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Parasites as Fish Tags

Christopher Blanar & Mylene Levesque blanlev at CAM.ORG
Sun Feb 1 16:24:44 EST 1998


Hi

Try Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) and the cestode Diphyllobothrium
dendriticum or D. ditremum... you can differentiate sympatric
populations based on parasite acquisition. The sea-run charr aren't
quite as infected as the lake-resident charr, so this is a fairly
reliable biological tag.
Chorske



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