host fish

host fish
a fish that is the accidental, abnormal, final, intermediate, natural, paratenic, primary, reservoir, secondary, transport and typical (all q.v.) host or environment for a parasite, e.g. a wide variety of crustaceans and nematodes, glochidia of mussels

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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