OCCURANCE AND ABUNDANCE OF PARASITIC COPEPODS IN MARINE FISH LATES CALCARIFER FROM BAY OF BENGAL- VISAKHAPATNAMM. Ratnakala, P. Ragava Kumari and K. Sree Ramulu
A survey of parasitic copepods in marine fish Lates calcarifer was carried out for a period of one year i.e, August 2009 to July 2010.A total number of 75 fishes was examined. Out of 75, 40 were male and 35 were female fish .The total number of parasitic copepods collected were 177. The infection was more in male fishes than female.
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