Fulltext – A Note on Lernaea Cyprinacea (Crustacea, Copepoda, Lernaeidae) Parasitizing the Cultured Sailfin Molly Poecilia latipinna and Their Control with. Approximately species of lernaeids (Lernaea and Lernaea-like parasites) have been described. Lernaea cyprinacea, one of the more common species. Life history study on Lernaea cyprinacea showed that the first copepodid stage appeared 3–4 days after hatching and there are six copepodid stages similar to.

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With help of anesthetics, they can be manually removed in the case of large fishes with parasites in small numbers. If a fish is unable to adapt to new stresses, its cyprinafea is compromised through reduced growth, increased disease susceptibility, reduced swimming performance and other physiological effects Stephen and Iwama Don’t need the entire report?

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Search in Google Scholar. Its abdomen is short and rounded at the end and has three segments. Crustacea as Enemies of Fishes. Adult males die within 24 hours. Lernaea cyprinaceaa parasitic cyclopoid copepod, is reported parasitizing sailfin molly Poecilia latipinna breeders, cultured in the Center of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Parangipettai India.

India is an emerging country in ornamental fish trade and, with its favorable climate and cheap human resource available, is suitable for mass production of exotic ornamental fishes Gosh et al. Large numbers of lernaeids in copepodid stages can kill small fish by damaging their gills and making it hard for the fish to breathe. Retrieved from ” https: Adult female lernaeids can survive 30 days on a fish host and are hardier than younger life stages; therefore, treatment should continue for several weeks.


Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. These species are probably preyed on indirectly. This paper is the first documented report of infection on cultured P.

Parasites of North American Freshwater Fishes. Desenvolvimento pos-embrionario de Stomoxys calcitrans Linnaeus, Cyprinnacea Evaluation of efficacy of doramectin administered orally and intramuscularly against L.

Atlantic Ocean the body of water between Africa, Europe, the southern ocean above 60 degrees south latitudeand the western hemisphere.

Puntius pulchellusinhabiting cyprlnacea riverine waters upon introduction to intensive culture in confined waters was subjected to a sea change in the environmental and water quality parameters, higher population density and resultant higher competition for space and food.

At that point they molt into the first copepodid stage, become parasitic, and attach to a host, often on the gills.

Wound healing process in infected P.

Diagram of adult female in situ. In Russia, there are reports of mass infection of the crucian carp Carcassius carassius. The present study on salinity treatment of Lernaeaidosis proves that P.

The parasites were observed microscopically and identified. Calman, ; Gurney, ; Yamaguti, Photograph showing an adult female Poecilia latipinna harboring a maximum of 38 Lernaea cyprinacea all over the body. The horns are conical and soft. In the infected fish, circular ulcers surrounded by fibrinous granulomatous tissue, which later developed into a nodule were observed around the site llernaea parasite attachment Fig.

Removing fish from the system for 7 days will break the life lerhaea in the tank because larval stages cannot survive without a host for this time period.

In this free-swimming stage the female becomes fertilized and the male dies without developing further.


Cyprniacea free-swimming, juvenile female is much smaller than the adult. The anterior ventral pair is simple, while the dorsal pair is T-shaped.

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The introduction of Indian major carps and exotic carps to water bodies of peninsular India has contributed much to the decline of many native fish fauna Dubey Published online Apr 4. Sridharand M.

Lernaea cyprinacea

The mature female cypeinacea about 9 mm in length on average. As described previouslyL. After confirming the absence of any visible signs of Lernaea cyprinscea among the existing fish species, P. Articles from Journal of Parasitic Diseases: This is in conformity with the report of Oliveira et al. The oviposition and hatchability of the few Boophilus microplus that complete their lifecycle on the doramectin treated cattle were severely reduced Gonzales et al.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Controlling salmon lice on farmed salmon and implications for wild salmon. Introduction India is an emerging country in ornamental fish trade and, with its favorable climate and cheap human resource available, is suitable for mass cyprinacew of exotic ornamental fishes Gosh et al.

Temporal patterns of sea louse infestation on wild Pacific salmon in relation to the fallowing of Atlantic salmon farms.