Parasites of Eels (Monopterus albus) from Bang-Nod Canal, Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province

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The study of parasites of eels (Monopterus albus) from Bang-Nod canal, Hat Yai district, Songkhla province was investigated during July 2017 to June 2018 for a period of 12 months. The 15 eel samples were collected once a month. The average weight of the eels was 191.53±46.53 g while its length was 58.10±3.68 cm. Among the 180 eels investigated, 170 samples (94.44 %) were found to be infested with parasites. Six species of internal helminth parasites were found in ell tissues, including abdomen, intestine and stomach (with 54.37, 35.74 and 9.89 %, respectively). The identified parasites were 3 species of nematode (Capillaria philippinensis, Camallanus spp. and Procamallanus planoratus), 1 species of trematode (Clinostomum philippinensis), 1 species of cestode (Senga malayana) and 1 species of acanthocephalan (Pallisentis nagpurensis). Clinostomum philippinensis was found with the highest number. Procamallanus planoratus was found with the lowest number. Two species of parasites are found every month with high mean intensity, i.e. Clinostomum philippinensis (12.33 ind./fish) and Senga malayana. (10.51 ind./fish).

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หลักสูตรการเพาะเลี้ยงสัตว์น้ำ คณะเทคโนโลยีการเกษตร มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏสงขลา ตำบลเขารูปช้าง อำเภอเมือง จังหวัดสงขลา 90000

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