A digenic trematode infection in the Edible oyster Crassostrea madrasensis (Preston)

Samuel, D (1976) A digenic trematode infection in the Edible oyster Crassostrea madrasensis (Preston). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 23 (1&2). pp. 153-159.

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    Abstract

    The cercaria of Bucephalopsis haimeanus (Lacaze-Duthiere), a digenic trematode, parasitic on the edible oyster Crassostrea madrasensis (Preston) from Karapad oyster farm at Tuticorin is reported. The cercaria belongs to Gasterostome type having forked caudal rami. The morphology of the parasite is described, and the effect of parasitism, namely, sterility and change in flesh weight in the oyster is discussed.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Edible oyster; Crassostrea madrasensis
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2010 10:22
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:09
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/970

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