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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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Gavialis

Gavialis gangeticus Classification: Phylum-chordata Group-vertebrata Class-Reptilia Order-Crocodilia Genus- Gavialis Species- Gavialis gangeticus Geographical distribution: Gavialis gangeticusis found in India inhabiting chiefly the basin of Ganges, Brahmaputra, Indus, Mahanadi and Arakan. Characteristics:

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Alligator

Alligator mississipiensis Classification: Phylum-chordata Group-vertebrata Class-Reptilia Order-Crocodilia Genus-Alligator Species-Alligator mississipiensis   Geographical distribution: Alligator mississipiensis  is found in the rivers of southern states of north america and A. sinensis occurs in the rivers of...

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Crocodylus

Crocodylus porosus  Classsification:                              Phylum-chordata                              Group –Vertebrata                              Class– Reptilia                               Order- Crocodilia              ...

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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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