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S. P. S. Dutta

Abstract

Four adult deformed specimens of Mystus bleekeri showing caudal fin deformities viz complete degenerated caudal fin, degenerated upper caudal fin lobe, degenerated lower caudal fin lobe and truncated caudal peduncle and bulbous caudal fin base and one specimen of Labeo bata with a blunt head and terminal mouth were observed
among the fish collections from the river Chenab in Pragwal wetland area and have been described. Deformities in M. bleekeri are most probably caused by Myxobolus infection and in L. bata it is the result of injury.

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Keywords

Deformed, Injury, Labeo bata, Mystus bleekeri, Myxobolus sp, Pragwal wetland, The River Chenab

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Dutta, S. P. S. (2016). Some deformed specimens of Mystus bleekeri (Day) and Labeo bata (Ham. Buch) from the river Chenab in Pargwal wetland, Akhnoor, Jammu. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 8(1), 481–484. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v8i1.821
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