Percentage and Intensity in Parasite That Attack Common Carp Fish Cyprinus carpio from Alforat River Breeding Fish Cages Al-Mussayab/Iraq

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Hussein Takheal Hussein

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     84 samples of common carp Cyprinus carpio that bird in cages of fishes  birding in AlForat River Al-Mussayab was examined for a period of January until June 2017 .


    The fishes was examined for the presence  of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis parasite on the skin, Fins and gills. 


 


The percentage and total mean intensity infection%14.28, 5.6، % 20.23, 6.2,% 27.38 11.5 respectively the monthly changes was Studied and the part of the fish body was chosen according to sex and we recording the highest percentage of infection from April 53.33% and highest intensity in August were the percentage was 21.6%.


     There was no recording of differences in chosen of site of infection and also in sex and host either in skin, Fins and gills.

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H. Hussein, “Percentage and Intensity in Parasite That Attack Common Carp Fish Cyprinus carpio from Alforat River Breeding Fish Cages Al-Mussayab/Iraq”, JUBPAS, vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 85- 91, May 2018.
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