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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscarophis filiformis Poljansky, 1952 
AphiaID: 122896

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromadorea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiruroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCystidicolidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscarophis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscarophis Van Beneden, 1871
Sources  basis of record Gibson, D.I. (2001). Nematoda - parasitic, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 174-176 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Feedingtype  parasite [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet parasitic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions generally, less than 1 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (From the eastern Bradelle valley to the west , as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat endoparasite found in Gadus morhua [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction sexes are separate and dimorphic (males smaller than females); fertilization internal, eggs retained through hatching [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122896
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gibson, David
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Ascarophis filiformis Poljansky, 1952. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122896 on 2014-09-20
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