Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC - Leeches: An Afternoon Delight - bottom of leech

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Woman Finds Three-Inch Leech Living Inside Her Nose bottom of leech


Most species of leeches found in ponds feed on the sludge at the bottom of your pond and are not blood-sucking parasites. Leeches get into your pond from a.

Parasitologists typically rely on the arrangement of pores on the bottom of leeches' bodies to help distinguish species. With a close inspection.

Researchers with the Smithsonian found a new species of a leech in usually look at the way pores are arranged on the bottom of a leech.

There are over 500 species of leeches throughout the world. water and are mainly surface dwellers; they move overtop the river bottom rather than through it.