Monthly Archive: March 2012


Chilodonella sp. (Strand, 1926)

Chilodonella sp. (Strand, 1926) This is a protozoan parasite. Body dorsoventrally flattened. Dorsal surface convex and ventral surface flat. Several paralle, arching rows of cilia on ventral surface. Oral basket protrusible, conspicuous, opening on...


Lernaea sp. (Linnaeus, 1785)

 Lernaea sp. (Linnaeus, 1785) Lernaea sp. is most harmful, parasite of cultured freshwater fish commonly name anchor worm. It is a copepod parasite. Elongated form with two anchoring device at the head to attach....


Procamallanus sp. (Baylis, 1923)

Procamallanus sp. (Baylis, 1923)   It is a Nematode parasite, generally found in the intestine. Body cylindrical, filiforms and covered with a strong protecting cuticle which is flexible. Mouth is dorsoventrally slight bounded by...


Lytocestus spp. (Cohn, 1908)

Lytocestus spp. (Cohn, 1908) Lytocestus sp. is a parasite. It is known as “Entire worm”. Body elongated, dorsoventrally flattened, unsegmented leaf like. Tapering anteriorly into scolex, head consists of scolex and neck, scolex variable...


Trichodina sp. (Ehrenberg, 1831)

   Trichodina sp. (Ehrenberg, 1831) Trichodina sp. is a Protozoan parasite. Body cup shaped, diameter 17.0— 61.8 µm. Adhesive disc concave diameter 13.7—48.5 µm.. Adoral ciliary spiral 395—400. Free swimming with numerous long cilia...