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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1147

A single parasite (Gyrodactylus) showing the basal hooks by which it attaches itself to the skin. Enlarged 135 times. Gyrodactylus is a highly dangerous flatworm parasite living on the skin of fish.

Image ID: fizh1147, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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