Parasitic infections in freshwater ornamental fish in Sri Lanka.

  title={Parasitic infections in freshwater ornamental fish in Sri Lanka.},
  author={I. D. S. I. P. Thilakaratne and G Rajapaksha and A Hewakopara and R P V Jayanthe Rajapakse and A C.M. Faizal},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  volume={54 2},
A total of 1520 ornamental fish of 13 species from 26 export farms in Sri Lanka were collected between October 1999 and March 2000 and examined for parasites. Fish species examined were guppy Poecilia reticulata, goldfish Carassius auratus, platy Xiphophorus maculatus, molly Poecilia sphenops, angel Pterophyllum scalare, swordtail Xiphophorus helleri, tetras Hyphessobrycon species, barbs Capeota and Puntius spp., gourami Colisa sp., carp Cyprinus carpio, fighters Betta spelendens and others… CONTINUE READING


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