Anguillicola crassus Kuwahara, Niimi & Itagaki 1974
Last updated: January 7th, 2008
Eel swim-bladder nematode.
This is a parasite nematode often 3cm in length that can only be noticed by opening up the body cavity of the freshwater eel. It has a large girth and a transparent outer skin that allows the inner organs to be seen.