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.

Published
2019-10-16