argulus

argulus

(ˈɑːɡjələs)
n
(Animals) any of various parasites of the genus Argulus of the family Argulidae which affect fish and are a major threat to their health.
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(1990) found that high infestation by Argulus indicus Weber, 1892 (Crustacea: Branchyura) and infection by Saprolegnia sp.
Based on the morphological comparison with all Argulus species, isolated fish lice was identified as Argulus japonicus Thiele, 1899.
Effect of azadirachtin on haematological and biochemical parameters of Argulus infested goldfish Carassius auratus (Linn.
Only one species of Dolops is present in Africa, it differs from Argulus in having the second maxilla armed with a hook rather than a sucker, characteristics of the latter [18].
Two hundred and ninety-six fish were examined and 878 parasite specimens from three crustacean species were found: Excorallana berbicensis Boone, 1918 (N = 862 specimens), Ergasilus turucuyus Malta & Varella, 1996 (M = 11 specimens) and Argulus chicomendesi Malta & Varella, 2000 (N = 5 specimens).
on Argulus americanus Wilson (1902); A mississippiensis Wilson (1916); A.
The parasite infecting the fish was Argulus foliaceus L.
Species belonging to class 3 inhabit pristine conditions, species belonging to class 2 remain indifferent or gain biomass under moderate eutrophication, and species belonging to class 1 may be dominant over other species in heavily eutrophicated conditions Taxon Sensitivity Alderia modesta 3 Ancylus fluviatilis 3 Argulus spp.
In Brazil, the diversity of digenean and other crustacean parasitizing Nile tilapia is low (Table 5), but it has also acquired parasites common in native fish, such as o Clinostomum sp., Diplostomum sp., Ergasilus sp., Argulus spinulosus and Dolops carvalhoi.
DUE to a recent outbreak of the fish louse, argulus, in a Central Scotland stillwater, Menteith anglers will not be allowed to use their own drogues until they are disinfected by staff.
Los crustaceos parasitos de peces de agua dulce, salada y salobre mas comunes son los Argulus sp.