CORRELATION BETWEEN MUARA GROUPER FISH WEIGHT (EPINEPHELUS COIOIDES) WITH ANISAKIS WORM INFECTION LEVEL IN MAYANGAN INDONESIAT.D. Setyaningrum, S. Koesdarto, T. R. Yustinasari, Kusnoto, M. Yunus and E. B. Aksono
This study aims to determine the relationship between the weight of estuary grouper fish (Epinephelus coioides) and the level of larval infection stage III (L3) Anisakis sp. at PPP Mayangan Probolinggo. This research is a laboratory exploratory study. The first step is collecting samples, then measuring the weight, length and width of grouper fish, the next step is grouping surgery, and the last step is to identify the larvae of worms by native methods and carmine staining which is observed with a 100x light microscope and drawn with a lucida camera microscope. The results of the study concluded that the weight of groupers affected the level of Anisakis sp. larvae infection with a correlation coefficient of 0.635 and a significance value of 0.003 or <0.01.