Marine Parasitology Group

Marine Parasitology
Harry Palm, PD Dr.
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Marine Parasitology

Fish parasites can be found in commercially important fish from ordinary fish sellers

One fish species can harbour up to 120 different parasite species.

Tuna in Muara Baru, Jakarta, Indonesia, used for raw fish dishes in Japan

"Wormy" fish meat at the market

Molicola horridus isolated from bramid fish from South Java

Working Group

Marine Parasitology

Marine Parasitology has a close linkeage to other disciplines (see Marine Science Special Training Course => MST and MEST).

Fish and cooking!!! Learn more, klick here!

Visit of the German Minister of Education, Edelgard Bulmahn, in Jakarta => Info).

Our team:

PhDs and several students in Germany and Indonesia

Harry W. Palm, Prof. Dr. habil., Head of the working group, with a => human fish tapeworm

Involved Institutions

Home Institute:

University Rostock, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Aquaculture and Sea-ranching, Justus-von-Liebig Weg 6, 18059 Rostock, Germany

Affiliated Institutions:

Centre Leibniz-Institute for Tropical Ecology

Fahrenheitstrasse 6,

28359 Bremen, Germany

Leibniz-Institute for Marine Sciences

Düsternbrooker Weg 20

23105 Kiel, Germany

Centre for Coastal and Marine Resources Studies Darmaga Campus, 16680 Bogor, Indonesia

Institut Pertanian Bogor

Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences

Darmaga Campus

16680 Bogor, Indonesia

Coral Reef Research Center, Hasanuddin University, 5th Floor Research Center, Tamalanrea, Campus UNHAS, 90245 Makassar, Indonesia



Visit of Dr. N. Abdou to the University Düsseldorf to study fish parasites from the red sea. Photo: Jacques Moch => Info

Sampling of large rays from artisanal fishermen in Pelabuhan Ratu, Indonesia

Education for university lecturers in Indonesia

Student field course at the Marine Biological Field Station of the Institut Pertanian Bogor, Indonesia