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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 1
Prevalence of Argulus in Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) From D.I. Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) Pakistan

Safir Khan, Waqar Ali, Muhammad Javid, Ihsan Ullah, Ghadir Hussain, Zeba Shahnaz, Inam Ullah and Imran Ullah

One hundred and fifty common carp (Cyprinus carpio) from district D.I. Khan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were examined for ectoparasites. The Argulus ectoparasites found were A. foliaceus, A. japonicus, and A. coregoni. Out of 150 fish 17 (11.33%) were infested with ecto parasites. The predominant parasite was A. foliaceus (10%) followed by A. japonicus (8.66%). A. coregoni (6.66%) A. foliaceus is the most abundant ectoparasite in overall study.
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How to cite this article:
Safir Khan, Waqar Ali, Muhammad Javid, Ihsan Ullah, Ghadir Hussain, Zeba Shahnaz, Inam Ullah, Imran Ullah. Prevalence of Argulus in Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) From D.I. Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(1):203-205.
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