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Title: Fish leeches
Description: Freshwater fish leeches Piscicola geometra parasitising a member of the tench family. The leeches can be seen latching onto the eye, scales and under the operculum of the fish and causing substantial damage and haemorrhaging.
Photographer: Roger Sweeting
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Note: Date taken/drawn:1970-01-01
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:18:01
Subject Keywords: Leech; Fish leech
Taxonomic Keywords: Cyprinidae; Tinca tinca; Piscicola geometra

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Sweeting, Roger [Photographer] (2016) Fish leeches [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

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