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Nematodosis Infection on Monopterus albus (Sybranchiformes: Sybranchidae) from Traditional Market in Banyuwangi, Indonesia

Dana Icha Bakti, Gunanti Mahasri, Muhammad Amin Alamsjah, Annur Ahadi Abdillah and Mohammad Faizal Ulkhaq

Study Program of Aquaculture, Universitas Airlangga Campus Banyuwangi Indonesia 68423

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal November 2019 : 96 (11) - pages 62 to 64
(Received: May, 2019, Accepted: July, 2019)


Monopterus albus is one of the freshwater commodities that is highly consumed, but limited information available about the nematod infection on M.albus, especially from traditional markets in Banyuwangi. The study aimed to determine the nematod infection on M.albus from traditional markets in Banyuwangi. Three hundred M.albus (68.15±13.52 gram, 39.48±4.18 cm) were collected from markets of Banyuwangi, Rogojampi, Srono, Cluring and Genteng. Forty two (14%) M.albus examined were infected with larvae (L3) of two nematodes Eustrongylides ignotus (63.2%) and Pingus sinensis (36.8%) that were found in liver (32.4%), muscle (1.2%), kidney (0.4%), abdominal cavity (24.8%) and intestinal cavity (41.2%).

Key Words: Nematod, M.albus, Traditional Market, Banyuwangi

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