Description of Parasitic Branchiuran, Argulusmonodi Fryer, 1959 from Freshwater Fish Caught from Haleji Lake Sindh, Pakistan

A. BATOOL, S. FAROOQ, M. ARA, A. A. MUHAMMAD, F. BEGUM

Abstract


A copepod parasite, Argulusmonodi Fryer, 1959 was recorded first time from the freshwater fish Labeorohita (Ham.) captured from Haleji Lake Sindh in Pakistan. Argulusmonodi is a rare species and was only reported from Africa and India. This is the first report on the occurrence of this species from Pakistan.


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