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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part C

Opportunistic Pathogens in the Mucous Of Skin, Gills, Fins and Mouth of Labeo Rohita


Author(s): Subhash Walke, Shivaji Kashte, Navnath Parwe, Shivaji Chavan

Abstract: Fishes could be cradle of infection for human beings as many fishes found to be amalgamated with infectious pathogens. In accordance with human health safetyfishes should be free of infectious pathogens with long lasting nutritional value. The unique attempt has been carried out to study mucous membrane micro flora of nutritious Labeo rohita, a widely preferred fish. The study confirmed the presence of bacterial species of Moraxella in mucous membrane of skin while species of Corynebacterium in the gills, fins and mouth mucous membranes. These species are commensal micro flora of the fish however acts as opportunistic pathogen and encompassed in diminishing food quality of fish.

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How to cite this article:
Subhash Walke, Shivaji Kashte, Navnath Parwe, Shivaji Chavan. Opportunistic Pathogens in the Mucous Of Skin, Gills, Fins and Mouth of Labeo Rohita. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2015;3(1):169-172.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies