Digenetic trematode Ogmogaster antarcticus (Notocotylidae) in a fin whale Balaenoptera physalus (Balaenopteridae) stranded in the Baltic Sea

Leszek Rolbiecki , Joanna Nina Izdebska , Iwona Pawliczka Vel Pawlik


On 28 August 2015, a dead fin whale Balaenoptera physalus was collected from the waters of the Gulf of Gdańsk (Baltic Sea). The individual was a male in a poor nutritional condition with an empty stomach. Over 34000 Ogmogaster antarcticus flukes were found in the colon and rectum. This is the first observation of O. antarcticus in the Baltic Sea.
Author Leszek Rolbiecki (FB / DIZP)
Leszek Rolbiecki,,
- Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology
, Joanna Nina Izdebska (FB / DIZP)
Joanna Nina Izdebska,,
- Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology
, Iwona Pawliczka Vel Pawlik (FOG / IO / HMS)
Iwona Pawliczka Vel Pawlik,,
- Hel Marine Station
Journal seriesDiseases of Aquatic Organisms, ISSN 0177-5103, (N/A 100 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.3
ASJC Classification1104 Aquatic Science; 1105 Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)100
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 100.0, 28-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.86; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 1.659 (2) - 2018=1.972 (5)
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