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


  • McElroy EJ, B Nowak, K Hill-Spanik, WO Granath, Jr, J Driver, J Tucker, V Connors, D Kyle, I de Buron. 2020. Dynamics of infection and pathology induced by blood flukes, Cardicola spp., in spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus. Invited paper in special issue on fish parasites. International Journal for Parasitology.
  • Atkinson SD, Hallett SL, Díaz- Morales D, Bartholomew JL, de Buron I. 2019. First myxozoan infection (Cnidaria:Myxosporea) in a North American marine polychaete and erection of actinospore morphological collective group Saccimyxon. Journal of Parasitology 105(2):252-262 (2019). doi: 10.1645/18-183
  • Buron I. de, Colon B, Siegel S, Obellaster J, Rivero A., Kyle D. 2018. First evidence of polychaete intermediate hosts for Neospirorchis spp. marine turtle blood flukes (Trematoda: Spirorchiidae). International Journal for Parasitology. 48:1097-1106. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.08.002
  • Siegel SV, Rivero A, Oberstaller J, Colon BL, Buron I de, Kyle DE. 2018: Blood flukes Cardicola parvus and C. laruei (Trematoda: Aporocotylidae): life cycles and cryptic infection in spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus (Teleost: Sciaenidae). Parasitology International 67:150-158. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2017.10.012
  • Buron, I. de, Hill-Spanik K.M., Haselden L., Atkinson S, Arnott S. 2017: Infection dynamics of Kudoa inornata (Cnidaria: Myxosporea) in spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus (Teleost: Sciaenidae). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 127: 29-40. doi: 10.3354/dao03174.
  • Arnott S, Dyková I, Roumillat WA, Buron I. de. 2017: Population dynamics of pathogenic endoparasites of the spotted seatrout in South Carolina estuaries. Parasitology Research. 116(6): 1729-1743. doi: 10.1007/s00436-017-5449-3
  • Hubbard I, Hill-Spanik K.M., D Knott, I. de Buron. 2016: Development of Anguillicoloides crassus in a cyclopoid copepod from the Acanthocyclops robustus-americanus-vernalis complex in South Carolina, USA. Comparative Parasitology. 83: 192-196. doi: 10.1654/4835sed.1
  • Taliercio M. T. Darden, VA Connors, WA Roumillat, I de Buron. 2016:  Striped Bass, Morone saxatilis, a new intermediate host for the heterophyid Ascocotyle nana. Comparative Parasitology. 83: 29-35. doi: 10.1654/1525-2647-83.1.29
  • D’Aguillo MC, EE Sotka, I de Buron. 2015: New host record (Gobiosoma bosc, Teleostei), for Homalometron sp. (Digenea: Apocreadiidae) in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, U.S.A. Comparative Parasitology 82: 198-203.
  •  Hein JL, I de Buron, WA. Roumillat, WC Post, AP Hazel, SA. Arnott. 2015: Infection of newly recruited American eels (Anguilla rostrata) by the invasive swimbladder parasite Anguillicoloides crassus in a U.S. Atlantic tidal creek. ICES Journal of Marine Sciences. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv097
  • McElroy E. J., A. George, I. de Buron. 2015: Performance enhancing parasites: A myxozoan increases swimming performance in the spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus. Parasitology Research. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4441-z