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H. Puinyabati M. Shomorendra Devashish Kar

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The present investigation deals with a systematic survey of trematode parasites of air breathing fishes from Awangsoi Lake collected during 2008-2009. The air breathing fishes found in Awangsoi Lake are Channa punctatus, Clarias batrachus, Channa striatus, Channa orientalis, Anabas testudineus and Heteropneustes fossilis. During the study period the following 5 species of trematodes were collected : Clinostomum complanatum, Allocreadium handia, Allocreadium fasciatusi, Astiotrema reniferum and Genarcopsis goppo. The percentage of abundance was found to be maximum in Astiotrema reniferum and Anabas testudineus harbours the maximum number of parasites.

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Keywords

Trematode, Air breathing fishes, Awangsoi Lake, Manipur

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Puinyabati, H., Shomorendra, M., & Kar, D. (2010). Studies on trematode parasites of air breathing fishes of Awangsoi Lake, Manipur. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 2(2), 242–244. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v2i2.128
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