International Journal of Advanced Science and Research

International Journal of Advanced Science and Research


International Journal of Advanced Science and Research
International Journal of Advanced Science and Research
Vol. 1, Issue 11 (2016)

Prevalence of a spirurid nematode in Tor putitora (Hamilton-Buchanan) from Seer Khad, District Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh)


Rakesh Kumar, Anita Thakur, Deepak C Kalia

This study was carried out to evaluate the distribution of the nematode parasites of Tor putitora (Hamilton-Buchanan) during the months of May, August and November 2015. A total of 82 fish hosts were examined out of which 68 were found infected by the nematode worm, Rhabdochona (Filochona) hellichi turkestanica. The prevalence, mean intensity and relative abundance came out to be 82.92%, 4.14, 3.13 respectively. The prevalence was high (85%) in May and November whereas mean intensity and relative abundance were high in November (4.79, 4.07) only.
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How to cite this article:
Rakesh Kumar, Anita Thakur, Deepak C Kalia. Prevalence of a spirurid nematode in Tor putitora (Hamilton-Buchanan) from Seer Khad, District Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh). International Journal of Advanced Science and Research, Volume 1, Issue 11, 2016, Pages 28-30
International Journal of Advanced Science and Research