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Seasonal fluctuation of the prevalence of cymothoids representing the genus Nerocila (Crustacea, Isopoda), parasitizing commercially exploited marine fishes from the Malabar Coast, India
All the collected Nerocila species showed significant seasonal fluctuations in the prevalence of infestation, reaching maximum from October through April and minimum (or total absence of the parasites) from May through September.
Simultaneous Multiple Parasitic Crustacean Infestation on Banded Needlefish, Strongylura leiura (Belonidae) from the Malabar Coast, India
The simultaneous multiple infestation by parasitic crustacean species involving a cymothoid isopod, Mothocya renardi (Bleeker 1857) and three copepods such as Lernanthropus tylosuri Richiardi 1880,…
Multiple parasitic crustacean infestation on belonid fish Strongylura strongylura
- P. Aneesh, K. Sudha, A. K. Helna, G. Anilkumar, J. Trilles
- Biology, Environmental ScienceZooKeys
- 25 November 2014
Abstract Simultaneous multiple infestation of parasitic crustacean species involving a cymothoid isopod, Cymothoa frontalis Milne Edward, 1840 and four species of copepods such as Lernanthropus…
Redescription of Nerocila recurvispina Schiödte and Meinert 1881: (Crustacea: isopoda) from the Hooghly River, Kolkata, India
The general morphology and appendages of various life cycle stages (male, transitional, ovigerous female and juvenile) of the species are here discussed.
Redescription of Nerocila exocoeti Pillai, 1954 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitic on beloniform (Exocoetidae and Hemiramphidae) hosts with Nerocila madrasensis Ramakrishna Ramaniah, 1978…
- P. Aneesh, Ammeri Kottarathil Helna, K. Valarmathi, K. Chandra, S. Mitra
- 18 December 2017
Nerocila exocoETi Pillai, 1954 is re-described based on the neotype and additional material from exocoetid hosts, characterized by the presence of short coxae and postero-lateral angles.
Occurrence and redescription of Anilocra leptosoma Bleeker, 1857 (Crustacea: isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitizing the clupeid fish Tenualosa toli (Valenciennes) from the Arabian Sea, India
The present study reports the occurrence of Anilocra leptosoma Bleeker, 1857 parasitizing a new host fish, Tenualosa toli (Valenciennes) in India. Until now, the occurrence of Anilocra leptosoma from…
A case of persisting massive infection of Scomberomorus commerson, a commercially exploited scombrid fish, with Cybicola armatus (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Pseudocycnidae)
- A. K. Helna, K. Sudha, P. Aneesh, W. Piasecki, G. Anilkumar
- Environmental ScienceActa Parasitologica
- 1 December 2016
During an extensive survey of fish parasites along the Malabar coast of India we observed exceptionally high or even massive infection of the narrow-barred Spanish mackerel, Scomberomorus commerson…
Polychaete worm - A passive carrier for Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei in shrimp
New species of Acanthochondria Oakley, 1930 and Chondracanthus Delaroche, 1811 (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Chondracanthidae) parasitizing marine fishes from Indian waters
Two new species of parasitic copepods of the family Chondracanthidae are described and illustrated based on the fresh female and male specimens collected from India, the first Indian representative of the respective genera.
Redescription of Lernaeenicus stromatei Gnanamuthu, 1953 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Pennellidae) infesting the Black Pomfret Parastromateus niger (Bloch) from Indian waters.
The parasitic copepod Lernaeenicus stromatei Gnanamuthu, 1953 infecting black pomfret, Parastromateus niger (Bloch) (Carangidae) is redescribed based on a neotype and additional fresh material…