High Infestation by Dawestrema cycloancistrioides in Arapaima gigas Cultured in the Amazon Region, Peru

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Mathews, Patrick D.; Malheiros, Antonio F.; Vasquez, Narda D.; Chavez, Milton D.;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Veterinary Medicine,volume 2,014 (issn: 2356-7708, eissn: 2314-6966)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/245878, pmc: PMC4590877
  • Subject: Research Article | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100 | Article Subject

The aim of this study was to evaluate the presence of Dawestrema cycloancistrioides in semi-intensive fish farming of fingerlings of Arapaima gigas. Between September and November 2013, 60 individuals of A. gigas born in captivity, were collected in three concrete ponds... View more
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