Anisakidae


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Anisakidae

[‚an·ə′säk·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of parasitic roundworms in the superfamily Ascaridoidea.
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Morphogenesis of Contracaecum rudolphii (Nematoda, Anisakidae), a parasite of fisheating birds.
Comentarios.--Los nematodos del genero Contracaecum Railliet y Henry, 1912 (Nematoda: Anisakidae) utilizan a una variedad de especies de peces como hospederos intermediarios o paratenicos.
Anisakiasis is a parasitic disease caused by an accidental ingestion of the nematode larva of the Anisakidae family in uncooked saltwater fish.
larvae (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in the catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell) from Lake Chivero, Zimbabwe," Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
Roundworms, such as Anisakidae, represent a very high risk for sushi consumers as they are widely distributed in marine aquatic environments and their very small infectious larvae are difficult to visually detect in muscle (Hsin-I Feng, 2012).
Included in the Phylum Nematoda, the family Anisakidae contains 24 genera and its representatives have great zoonotic potential (Martins, Onaka, & Fenerick, 2005; Fontenelle, Knoff, Felizardo, Lopes, & Sao Clemente, 2013).
Nematodes of the Anisakidae family (RAILLET & HENRY, 1912) and Acanthocheilidae (WULKER, 1929), have been recorded in several species of fishes (REGO, 1979; MORAVEC et al., 1997; ISAAC et al., 2004; PAVANELLI et al., 2004; MARTINS et al., 2005; 2009; GUIDELLI et al., 2006; BARROS et al., 2007; 2009; LACERDA et al., 2008; VICENTIN et al., 2011).
SSCP-based identification of members within the Pseudoterranova decipiens complex (Nematoda: Ascaridoidea: Anisakidae) using genetic markers in the internal transcribed spacers of ribosomal DNA.