:: Volume 9, Issue 3 (2010) ::
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Occurrence of parasites in selected fish species in Gandoman Lagoon,Iran
M. Raissy *, M. Ansari, A. Lashkari, B. Jalali
, mehdi.raissy@iaushk.ac.ir
Abstract:   (17104 Views)

 This study was carried out to investigate occurrence of parasite in selected cyprinid fish species in Gandoman Lagoon, in the vicinity of Gandoman City, Chaharmahal & Bakhtyari Province. A total of 90 fish specimens including Cyprinus carpio, Carassius auratus gibelio, Capoeta aculeata , C.damascina, Chondrostoma regium and Alburnus alburnus from Gandoman were examined during spring and summer 2007. Ten species of parasites were found, including Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Trichodina sp. (Cilliophora), Myxobolus musayevi, Myxobolus sp. (Myxozoa), Dactylogyrus extensus, D.lenkorani (Monogenea), Diplostomum spathaceum, Tylodelphys clavata (Digenea). Argulus foliaceus and Lernea cyprinacea (Crustaceans). 77.7% of fishes were infected to parasites and 22.3 % did not show any infection. Chondrostoma regium and Alburnus alburnus are reported as new hosts for D. extensus.

Keywords: Fish parasites, Gandoman Lagoon, Chaharmahal & Bakhtyari, Iran.
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Type of Study: Orginal research papers | Subject: fish disease
Received: 2010/07/24 | Accepted: 2015/09/13 | Published: 2015/09/13


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