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Present study deals with hold-fast organs of some Piscean tapeworms collected from Maharashtra State India. Hold-fast organs of tapeworms are important for attachment and adhesion. These organs of attachment are in the form of muscular suckers, rostellum, spines, hooks, tentacles etc. The work on hold-fast organs of Piscean tapeworms is very essential for research in taxonomy and histopathology. Hence, the present study was undertaken on the role and status of diversity of holdfast organs with special reference to histopathology of Piscean tapeworms collected from Maharashtra State, India. Tapeworms were collected and studied from certain fishes and localities.


Hold-fast organs Maharashtra Piscean Cestodes

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Bhure, D. B. ., & Nanware, S. S. . (2015). Studies on hold-fast organs of piscean cestode parasites from Maharashtra State, India. Environment Conservation Journal, 16(1&2), 93–100.


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