Diphyllobothrium

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Diphyllobothrium

[dī‚fil·ō′bäth·rē·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of tapeworms; including parasites of humans, dogs, and cats. Formerly known as Dibothriocephalus.
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European fish farmers control bothriocephalosis by drying the ponds annually or treating drained wet ponds with calcium chloride (about 70 kg/ha) or calcium hydroxide (about 2 t/acre) or calcium hypochlorite (HTH) to kill the copepod intermediate host, and treating the fish with anthelmintics.
Changes in blood accompanying branchionecrosis and bothriocephalosis. Acta Ichthyologica Piscatoria, 15: 141-165.