On a new myxosporidian Henneguya tachysuri sp. Nov. from the marine catfish Tachysurus thalassinus (Ruppell) from the Gulf of Mannar

Menon, N G (1979) On a new myxosporidian Henneguya tachysuri sp. Nov. from the marine catfish Tachysurus thalassinus (Ruppell) from the Gulf of Mannar. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 21 (1 & 2). pp. 196-199.

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Abstract

Henneguya tachysuri sp. nov. was found in the subcutaneous muscles of the marine catfish Tachysurus thalassinus caught off Gulf of Mannar at Tuticorin. The parasite causes bleeding ulcers in the body of T. thalassinus. The occurrence of the parasite and its possible damage to the host is of economic interest as T. thalassinus is an important commercial fish.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Henneguya tachysuri; marine catfish; Tachysurus thalassinus ; Gulf of Mannar; Tuticorin
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Cat Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:1832
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:10 Aug 2010 11:09
Last Modified:10 Aug 2010 11:09

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