Pronina Svetlana V. (1), Pronin Nikolai M. (1), Selgeby Jim H. (2)
- First record of trypanosomes from the blood of sculpins (Cottus ricei and C.
cognatus) from Lake Superior, WI, USA
(1) Buryat Institute of Biology, Siberian Department of Russian Academy of Sciences, 6
Sakhyanova Street, Ulan-Ude, 760047, Russia; (2) Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Superior
Biological Station, Ashland, WI 54806-2427, USA
During parasitological research of fishes in Lake Superior (USA) in
infection with trypanosomes of the blood of sculpins (Cottus ricei
and C. cognatus) was recorded for the first time. The descriptions
of three morphological groups of
the genus Trypanosoma: T. sp. I, found in blood of C.
ricei, T. sp. II and T. sp. III from blood of C.
cognatus, have been provided.
KEY WORDS: Trypanosoma spp., Cottidae, Lake Superior, USA
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