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|Title:||Parasitic infections in tambaqui from eight fish farms in Northern Brazil.|
|Authors:||DIAS, M. K. R.|
NEVES, L. R.
MARINHO, R. G. B.
|Affiliation:||MARCOS TAVARES DIAS, CPAF-AP.|
|Citation:||Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Belo Horizonte, v. 67, n. 4, p. 1070-1076, 2015.|
|Description:||The aim of this study was to evaluate the parasites and parasite-host relationship in Colossoma macropomum from eight fish farms in Amapá State, Northern Brazil. A total of 12,242,559 parasites were recovered from hosts in the eight fish farms, and 87.4% of fish were infected by one or more parasite species, such as Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, Piscinoodinium pillulare, Trichodina sp. and Tetrahymena sp. (Protozoa), Anacanthorus spathulatus, Linguadactyloides brinkmanni, Mymarothecium boegeri and Notozothecium janauachensis (Monogenoidea), Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) inopinatus (Nematoda) and Perulernaea gamitanae and Braga patagonica (Crustacea). Ichthyophthirius multifiliis presented dominance, but the greatest levels of parasitism were caused by I. multifiliis, P. pilulare, monogenoideans species and P. gamitanae, and all these parasites had an aggregate dispersion. The eight fish farms have differences in the parasitic infection levels, management and water quality, which are further discussed here.|
|Thesagro:||Parasito de animal|
Peixe de água doce
|Type of Material:||Artigo de periódico|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigo em periódico indexado (CPAF-AP)|
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