FLORA AND FAUNA ISSN 2456-9364(Online) 0971-6920(Print)
         
2016 Vol.22 No.2 PP 263-270
STUDY OF CESTODE INFESTATION IN FRESH WATER FISH,CHANNA PUNCTATUS (BLOCH.) IN RELATION TO BODY WEIGHT OF THE HOST FROM CHOPRA TALAB, CHIRGAON, DISTRICT JHANSI (U.P.) INDIA
*ADITYA NARAYAN AND ROHAN KUMAR YADAV1
*Department of Zoology,
Bundelkhand University,
JHANSI (U.P.) INDIA
1K.J. Samaiya College of Arts,
Commerce & Science, KOPARGAON,
AHMEDNAGAR-423601 (M.S.) INDIA
*Corresponding Author:
Email : adityanarayan21@gmail.com
ABSTRACT
Monthly parasitological surveys was carried out to study host parasite infestation in relation to body weight of the host, Channa punctatus. It was found that fish having 60-120g weight showed maximum prevalence and relative density but maximum mean intensity of cestode infection was recorded in the host ranging from 121-180g. body weight.

Key words : Channa punctatus, Chirgaon, Chopra Talab, Mean intensity, Prevalence, Relative density,Tapeworm.
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