interesting review of a cephalopod kidney parasite

Discussion in 'Physiology and Biology' started by monty, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    I read all through the "discussion" to see if the questions I had were answered. Some were addressed, but without answer. Is this parasite a concern for the octo's health and are they extremely common? Just being rhetorical Monty, I don't expect you to have an answer but we know so little about stuff like this in Octos that I wish the author would have made a note about the effects on the host and potential for human hosting.
     
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    does anyone know how common these parasites are? I've looked at quite a few kidneys and so far, have had no luck. Are they very hard to see?
     

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