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Title: Leech marks on tench
Description: Haemorrhages left by leech parasitism on a tench. Marks can be seen particularly on the head, around the eye and mouth, on the operculum and on the pectoral fin. These haemorrhages are as a result of leech attachment and feeding.
Photographer: Roger Sweeting
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Note: Date taken/drawn:1983-03-01
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:18:29
Subject Keywords: Carp; Tench; Leech; Parasitism
Taxonomic Keywords: Cyprinidae; Tinca tinca; hirudinea

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Sweeting, Roger [Photographer] (2016) Leech marks on tench [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

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