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GILL. A measure of capacity, equal to one-fourth of a pint. Vide Measure.

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Additionally, both the presence and abundance of gill parasites (e.g., monogenes) might serve as an additional indicator for environmental quality as they have direct interface with both the host and the environment.
This would lend credence to Lauckner's (1983) conclusions that ancistrocomids, normally gill parasites that cause little pathology to their host, in some cases become opportunistic and invade the host's tissues under abnormal conditions of physiologic stress.
Gill parasites of mummichogs, Fundulus heteroclitus (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae): effects of season, locality, and host sex and size.