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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2014, Vol. 1, Issue 6, Part C

Effect of Copepoda parasites Caligus longipedis (BassettSmith in 1898) infection in marine ornamental fish Amphiprion percula and Amphiprion clarkii


Author(s): R. Ganeshamurthy, M. Mohan Raj, V. Sadeesh Kumar, N. Veerappan

Abstract: Marine ornamental fish culture is an important source of income in costal communities in India. However, the every year Marine ornamental fish culture industry has suffers many serious disease outbreaks, including some due to pathogenic parasites. In the present study examined Caligus genus isolated from cultured two marine ornamental fish larval Amphiprion percula and Amphiprion clarkii. One Caligus species, Caligus longipedis were found on the skin surface of the fish larva.

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R. Ganeshamurthy, M. Mohan Raj, V. Sadeesh Kumar, N. Veerappan. Effect of Copepoda parasites Caligus longipedis (BassettSmith in 1898) infection in marine ornamental fish Amphiprion percula and Amphiprion clarkii. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2014; 1(6): 173-175.
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