A sporozoan infection in Penaeus semisulcatus At Mandapam

Thomas, M M (1976) A sporozoan infection in Penaeus semisulcatus At Mandapam. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 23 (1&2). pp. 282-284.



A few specimens of Peruieus semisulcatus collected from Mandapam area were found infected with a microsporidian parasite tentatively identified as Thelohania duorara Iversen and Manning whicli has 'been earlier reported only from the. U.S.A. Although these parasites resemble T. duorara' closely, they differ significantly from the American specimens in the shape of the spores, and pansporoblasts.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:sporozoan infection; Penaeus semisulcatus; Mandapam
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:1043
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:11 Jun 2010 16:36
Last Modified:11 Jun 2010 16:36

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