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Parasite fauna of the South China Sea


Mohd. Shaharom, Faizah (1987) Parasite fauna of the South China Sea. In: The Second International Symposium of Ichthyo-Parasitology, 27 Sep.-3 Oct. 1987, Tihany, Hungary. .


This is a parasitic study of commercial fishes and invertebrates of the South China Sea,maily of the coastal waters of Terengganu and Sarawak,Malaysia. Nemipteridae and Priacanthidae dominated the commercial catches. Didymozoon sp. are found as yellow cysts on the dorsal fin of Priacanthus macracanthus. Philometra sp. are located on the dorsal fin of Nemipterus paronii. Other parasites found are Anisakis sp.,Camallanus sp.,Neogoezia sp.,Contracaecum sp.,Microcotyle sp.,Diplectanum sp.,Benedenia sp.,Bicotyle sp.,Caligus sp.,and Aega sp. The nematode Echinocephalus sp. in the Venus clam,the plerocercoide of cestodes and the metacercaria of some digeneans are also reported.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subject: Fishes - Parasites - South China Sea
Divisions: Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science
Keywords: Fishes; Parasite; South China Sea
Depositing User: Erni Suraya Abdul Aziz
Date Deposited: 31 May 2013 08:26
Last Modified: 14 May 2015 06:59
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/19331
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