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Isaure de Buron

College of Charleston

Address: Grice Marine Laboratory, 205 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: 843.953.3615


Ph.D., 1986, Université des Sciences et Techniques, Montpellier, France

Research Interests

  • Parasites of brackish and marine water fishes: biology, life history, and histopathology

Current and planned research projects:

  • Myxosporeans and blood fluke of the spotted seatrout: Life histories and impacts on hosts and ecosystem
  • Identification and biology of parasites of estuarine fishes from South Carolina


  • Hein J, S Arnott, WA Roumillat, D Allen, I de Buron. 2014:  The invasive swimbladder parasite, Anguillicoloides crassus: status of infection 15 years after its discovery in wild populations of American eel, Anguilla rostrata. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 107: 199–209. doi: 10.3354/dao02686.
  • Ware S, WA Roumillat, VA Connors, I de Buron. 2014: Distribution of Kudoa inornata plasmodia in the musculature of its host, the spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus. Comparative Parasitology. 1: 10-14.
  • Umberger C., I de Buron, WA Roumillat, EJ McElroy. 2013: Effects of the parasitic nematode, Philometroides paralichthydis, on the swimming and burying performance of the southern flounder, Paralichthys lethostigma. Journal of Fish Biology- 82(4): 1250-1258. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12061.
  • Buron I. de, P. Roth, D. Bergquist, D. Knott. 2013: Mulinia lateralis die off in South Carolina: An opportunity to discover a vector of two tapeworm species. Journal of Parasitology 99 (1): 51-55.
  • Dyková, I, I de Buron, I Fiala , WA Roumillat.  2011: Henneguya cynoscioni sp. n. (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida), an agent of severe cardiac lesions in the spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus (Teleostei: Sciaenidae). Folia Parasitologica. 58(3): 169-177.
  • Buron I. de, S.G. France, V.A. Connors, W.A. Roumillat, L.C. Tsoi*. 2011: Philometrids of the southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma: a multidimensional approach to determine their diversity. Journal of Parasitology 97(3): 466-475. DOI: 10.1645/GE-2564.1