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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Amapá - Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2013
Type of Material: Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Authors: SILVA, R. M.
TAVARES-DIAS, M.
DIAS, M. W. R.
DIAS, M. K. R.
MARINHO, R. das G. B.
Additional Information: MARCOS TAVARES DIAS, CPAF-AP.
Title: Parasitic fauna in hybrid tambacu from fish farms.
Publisher: Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, Brasília, DF, v. 48, n. 8, p. 1049-1057, ago. 2013.
Language: en
Keywords: Animal parasite
Peixe nativo
Native fish
Parasito animal.
Description: The objective of this work was to evaluate the parasitic fauna of hybrid tambacu (Colossoma macropomum x Piaractus mesopotamicus) from fish farms and the host; parasite relationship. A hundred and fourteen fish were collected from four fish farms in Macapá, in the state of Amapá, Brazil, 80.7% of which were infected by: Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora); Piscinoodinium pillulare (Dinoflagellida); Anacanthorus spatulatus, Notozothecium janauachensis, and Mymarothecium viatorum (Monogenoidea); Neoechinorhynchus buttnerae (Acanthocephala); Cucullanus colossomi (Nematoda); Perulernaea gamitanae (Lernaeidae); and Proteocephalidae larvae (Cestoda). A total of 8,136,252 parasites were collected from the examined fish. This is the first record of N. buttnerae, C. colossomi, N. janauachensis, M. viatorum, and Proteocephalidae for hybrid tambacu in Brazil. Ichthyophthirius multifiliis was the most prevalent parasite, whereas endohelminths were the less. A positive correlation was observed between number of I. multifiliis and total length and weight of fish, as well as between number of P. gamitanae and total length. The infection by I. multifiliis had association with the parasitism by Monogenoidea. Low water quality contributes to high parasitism of hybrid tambacu by ectoparasites, which, however, does not influence the relative condition factor of fish.
Thesagro: Peixe de água doce
Colossoma macropomum.
NAL Thesaurus: Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
Piaractus mesopotamicus.
Data Created: 2013-12-04
Appears in Collections:Artigo em periódico indexado (CPAF-AP)

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