Authors : Supugade V., Pawar S.M. and Dhole J.
Page Nos : 19-23
This present paper aimed to study the prevalence of tapeworm
Tylocephalum salunkhi n.sp.
(Cuvier, 1871) fromfrom Ratnagiri District during July 2004 to June 2007. A
total of 414 numbers of
has been sampled
for the heminthic infection in which 151 fishes
(36.47 %) has been found to be infected with 274tapeworm were recovered from different organs of the
fishes, with the highest number recoded in the intestine. The high prevalence of tapeworm recorded in
r season moderate in winter and least in monsoon.