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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2022, Vol. 9 Issue 1, Part A

Studies on the prevalence and seasonal variation of Gangesia (Gangesia) ramkai (Pawar, 2008) from freshwater fish, Wallago attu (Bleeker)

Author(s):

Rajkumar T Pawar

Abstract:

The present study deals with prevalence and seasonal variations of cestode parasite, Gangesia (Gangesia) ramkai found to infect the fresh water fish, Wallago attu (Bleeker) from Marathwada region of Maharashtra, during Dec. 2003 to Nov. 2005. The seasonal changes incidence (Prevalence) of infection in both the cycle prevalence of infection was high in rainy season, moderate in winter season and low in summer season. The results of present study clearly indicate that environmental factors and feeding habitat influence the seasonality of parasitic infection either directly or indirectly.

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How to cite this article:
Rajkumar T Pawar. Studies on the prevalence and seasonal variation of Gangesia (Gangesia) ramkai (Pawar, 2008) from freshwater fish, Wallago attu (Bleeker). Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2022;9(1):26-29.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies