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Incidence Monogenean Parasite Infestation on Silver Pompano (Trachinotus blochii) Cultured in Floating Net Cages at Hurun Bay, Lampung, Indonesia

Qurrotul A’yun, Sri Subekti, Dian Cahyani Sisari, Fahmi Nizar Ramadhan, Putri Desi Wulansari, Setiawan Koesdarto and Kusnoto

Department of Marine, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine, Institute of Tropical Diseases Universitas Airlangga, Campus C Universitas Airlangga, Jalan Mulyorejo, Surabaya 60115, Indonesia

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal May 2020: 97 (5) - pages 37 to 40
(Received: October, 2019, Accepted: February, 2020)


This study was conducted to determine the incidence of monogenean parasite that infests silver pompano (Trichonotus blochii) cultured in floating net cages at Hurun Bay, Lampung, Indonesia. The results showed that monogenean parasite found infest to silver pompano was Neobenedenia girellae and Pyragraphorus hollisae. N.girellae infested eyes, head, and lateral surface body, while P.hollisae infested secondary part of gill lamellae. The monogenean parasites that were found on 5-15 cm silver pompano had prevalence 87.5% and with the intensity 15.40, while the fish with the size 20-30 cm had 71.43% prevalence and with the intensity 19.16.

Key Words: Incidence, monogenean parasites, silver pompano, Hurun Bay

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