Histopathological Study on Lytocestus Indicus (Moghe, 1925) Infecting Fresh Water Fish Clarias Batrachus From Ujani Reservoir Dist. Solapur (M.S) India

Authors(2) :-A. S. Raipalli, A. L. Deshmukh

In the present investigation occurrence and pathological changes caused by cestode parasites Lytocestus indicus (Moghe, 1925) in the intestine of freshwater fishes, Clarias batrachus (Linn.) from Ujani reservoir, Dist. Solapur (M.S) India are studied.  Parasites were found attached to the mucus membrane of intestine characterized by excess mucus secretion which resulted in severe degeneration and necrosis in mucosal, submucosal, serosa layer and muscular layers. Histo-pathological examination of infected intestine of C. batrachus revealed epithelial debris and damaged connective tissue cells at the site of the penetration.

Authors and Affiliations

A. S. Raipalli
Department of Zoology, Shankarrao Mohite Mahavidyalaya, Akaluj, Dist Solapur, Maharashtra, India
A. L. Deshmukh
Department of Zoology, Shankarrao Mohite Mahavidyalaya, Akaluj, Dist Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Histology, Intestine, Clarias Batrachus, Lytocestus Indicus

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 10 | September-October 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 344-347
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1841080
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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A. S. Raipalli, A. L. Deshmukh, " Histopathological Study on Lytocestus Indicus (Moghe, 1925) Infecting Fresh Water Fish Clarias Batrachus From Ujani Reservoir Dist. Solapur (M.S) India", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp.344-347, September-October-2018.
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