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E-ISSN: 2347-5129, P-ISSN: 2394-0506

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part F

Study on the antibacterial and antifungal effects of camphor oil; Cinnamomum camphora with emphasis on the control of overpopulation of tilapia


Author(s): Zamri Zainudin, M.K. Mohd Azim

Abstract: In this study, 360 Oreochromis niloticus were cultured in 12 aquaria for 3 months at different concentrations of camphor oil Cinnamomum camphora (1%, 3% and 5%). The aquaria were divided into 4 groups which were control group (CG), treatment 1 (T1), treatment 2 (T2) and treatment 3 (T3). Each treatment was replicated 3 times and each replicate contained 30 pieces of the tilapia. Water parameters consisting of temperature, pH, ammonia and dissolved oxygen were measured every 2 weeks throughout the culture period. Fish sampling were also done throughout the culture period in once per 2 weeks interval for fish weight and fish mortality. Data collected were analyzed using SAS computer software. The results showed that higher concentrations of camphor (3 and 5%) increased the immune response of the fish towards diseases that is related with bacterial infection.

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How to cite this article:
Zamri Zainudin, M.K. Mohd Azim. Study on the antibacterial and antifungal effects of camphor oil; Cinnamomum camphora with emphasis on the control of overpopulation of tilapia. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2015;2(5):337-340.
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