Journal of Applied and Natural Science 5 (2): 397-399(2013)
Seasonal variation of the nematode Camallanus anabantis in the fish Anabas testudineus in Loktak Lake, Manipur, India
Th Ranibala*, M. Shomorendra1 and Devashish Kar
Division of Wetlands, Fishery Science and Aquaculture, Department of Life Sciences, Assam (Central) University, Silchar-11, INDIA
1Fish disease Research Lab, Department of Zoology, Thambal Marik College, Oinam-795134 (Manipur), INDIA
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Abstract : The present paper deals with the study of the seasonal variation on the occurrence of the Nematode Camallanus anabantis from the fish host Anabas testudineus from Loktak Lake, Manipur during May 2010- April 2011. A total of 460 number of A. testudineus has been sampled for the parasite infection and 335 fishes (71 %) has been found to be infected with the nematode thereby indicating high prevalence of infection of the nematode parasites in the fish.
Keywords : Anabas testudineus,Camallanus anabantis, Loktak lake, Seasonal variation .