Occurrence of Ligula intestinalis in (Acanthobrama marmid) Fish in Mosul – Iraq
Rafidain Journal of Science,
2008, Volume 19, Issue 4, Pages 130-134
AbstractIn a study dealing with the occurrence of Ligula intestinalis larvae in 344 (Acanthobrama marmid) (Heckel, 1843) fish during the period from Aug 2000 to March 2001, a total infection rate of 24.12% was observed. The infection rates in male and female fish were 21.25%, 26.63% respectively. The number of the larvae ranged from
The total average length of the obtained larvae were 26.7 cm. The infection fish suffered from genital organs atrophy.
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