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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part A

Isolation and characterization of internal parasites in snakehead


Author(s): Shanchita Zaman Chowdhury, Md. Mer Mosharraf Hossain

Abstract: This study deals with the isolation and characterization of parasitic infection in Channa punctata collected from different water bodies in Jessore, Bangladesh. Skins, gills, intestine, kidney, liver were observed for finding parasites. In total thirty parasites were identified under five species from fifty experimental fish. Different types of parasites such as cestodes, platyhelminth, nematode, acanthocephalan and liver fluke were found from experimental fish. The high incidence of parasite infection in Channa punctatus was found in the river, lake or beel area compares with the farmed fish.

DOI: 10.22271/fish.2015.v2.i4a.331

Pages: 17-22  |  837 Views  23 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Shanchita Zaman Chowdhury, Md. Mer Mosharraf Hossain. Isolation and characterization of internal parasites in snakehead. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2015;2(4):17-22. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/fish.2015.v2.i4a.331
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