Category: Fisheries

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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RELATIONSHIP FISHES AND THEIR PARASITES

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HOST FISHES AND THEIR PARASITES    The influence of parasite on its host        Every parasite living in or a fish exerts some degree of harmful influence on its host. This influence...

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