NEW HOST RECORD FOR PARASITIC COPEPOD, LAMPROGLENA CHINENSIS YÜ, 1937 FROM MARINE FISH PAMPUS ARGENTEUS
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Keywords

Lamproglena chinensis
Copepod parasite
Fish parasites
Lernaeid copepods
Marine parasitic copepods

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Batool, A., Farooq, S., Arshad, N., & Ara, M. (2018). NEW HOST RECORD FOR PARASITIC COPEPOD, LAMPROGLENA CHINENSIS YÜ, 1937 FROM MARINE FISH PAMPUS ARGENTEUS. Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences, 27(2), 105–110. Retrieved from http://pakjmsuok.com/index.php/pjms/article/view/29

Abstract

A copepod parasite, Lamproglena chinensis Yü, 1937 was recorded first time from its new marine host Pampus argenteus captured from the coastal waters of Pakistan. This is the first report on the occurrence of Lamproglena chinensis in marine fish in the World. Lamproglena chinensis was reported to parasitize only freshwater fishes in many countries of the world. This species was reported previously to parasitize freshwater fish from Pakistan. The present paper provides the description of Lamproglena chinensis collected from the gill filaments of Pampus argenteus

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