The most frequently represented family was Cyprinidae, followed by Anguillidae
, and Clupeidae (Table 1).
Of the families with declining species, five families exhibited no species with increased occurrence, including Amiidae, Anguillidae
, Atherinopsidae, Fundulidae, and Gasterosteidae.
Group Prey taxa Shrimp Penaeidae, Caridea Mysids Mysidae Lobster = like Stomatopoda, Achelata Errant polychaete Phyllodocida Octopi Cephalopoda Crabs Paguroidea, Portunidae Fish Anguillidae
, Engraulidae, Clupeidae, and Sciaenidae Brittle stars Asteroidea, Ophiuroidea Infaunal crustacean Amphipoda Snails Muricidae Group [I.sub.p] %N %o %W Shrimp 0.691 2.4 31.3 38.7 Mysids 0.139 92.7 8.6 26 Lobster = like 0.112 1.1 17.2 13.1 Errant polychaete 0.020 1.1 10.7 3.2 Octopi 0.012 0.2 5.4 3.7 Crabs 0.009 0.3 6.2 4.7 Fish 0.008 1.1 8.7 5.5 Brittle stars 0.005 0.4 4.3 2.3 Infaunal crustacean 0.003 0.3 7.5 0.7 Snails 0.001 0.4 0.1 2.1
Classi- Disorders fication Family name Scientific name Anguillidae
Anguilla japonica Temminck and Schlegel Apidae Apis cerana Fabricius Animal Bombycidae Bombyx mori F.
Marchand, "Topography and ultrastructure of the tegument of Bucephalus anguillae (Digenea: Bucephalidae), a parasite of the European eel Anguilla anguilla (Osteichthyen: Anguillidae
)," Journal of Parasitology, vol.
) were also usually caught accidentally when seeking other fishes even though seasonally common in some locations (FIC 1880).
Such infection is however not possible with fish hosts belonging to the Percidae, Anguillidae
, Ictaluridae and Clariidae.
randalli is congruent with interspecific differences calculated from mtDNA 16s rRNA reported in Anguillidae
(0.4%; Aoyama et al.
Anguilla rostrata (Leseuer) American eel, Family Anguillidae