Seasonal variation of Caligus rotundigenitalis infestation on the host fish Etroplus suratensis from the Cochin Backwaters, southwest coast of India

Jemi Job N A A Mohamed Hatha C K Radhakrishnan

Jemi Job N, A A Mohamed Hatha, C K Radhakrishnan. Seasonal variation of Caligus rotundigenitalis infestation on the host fish Etroplus suratensis from the Cochin Backwaters, southwest coast of India[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica. doi: 10.1007/s13131-021-1904-1
Citation: Jemi Job N, A A Mohamed Hatha, C K Radhakrishnan. Seasonal variation of Caligus rotundigenitalis infestation on the host fish Etroplus suratensis from the Cochin Backwaters, southwest coast of India[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica. doi: 10.1007/s13131-021-1904-1

doi: 10.1007/s13131-021-1904-1

Seasonal variation of Caligus rotundigenitalis infestation on the host fish Etroplus suratensis from the Cochin Backwaters, southwest coast of India

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  • Figure  1.  Prevalence and abundance of Caligus rotundigenitalis on Etroplus suratensis from Munambam Harbour during 2018 in different seasons, ie. premonsoon (February–May), nonsoon (June–September), post monsoon (October–January of next year).

    Figure  2.  Mean intensity of Caligus rotundigenitalis on Etroplus suratensis from Munambam Harbour during 2018 in different seasons, ie. premonsoon (February–May), monsoon (June–September), post monsoon (October–January).

    Table  1.   Monthly variation in the observed host fish, Etroplus suratensis, that collected from Munambam Harbour during 2018

    MonthsNumber of the host
    fishes observed
    Number of the host
    fishes infested
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    Table  2.   Prevalence of Caligus rotundigenitalis versus different length groups of host fish (Etroplus suratensis) at Munambam fishing harbour

    Length groups
    of fishes/cm
    Number of the
    observed fishes
    Number of
    the infested
    Prevalence of infestation
    under different fish
    length groups/%
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