Title

Prevalence of trematoda metacercariae in Ophiocephalus striatus (murrel/mudfish/dalag) fin muscles from a wet market (Pamilihang Bayan ng Las Pinas) in Las Pinas

Date of Publication

1997

Document Type

Bachelor's Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Biology

College

College of Science

Department/Unit

Biology

Abstract/Summary

A study was conducted on the fin muscles of Ophiocephalus striatus bought from the Pamilihang Bayan ng Las Pinas, which is a wet market in Las Pinas, Metro Manila. A total of forty fishes, with the weight ranging from 154.00 g.-646.00 g., were analyzed for the presence of metacercariae in the muscles of the base of the fins. All samples were found negative for the presence of metacercariae in the fin muscles.

Abstract Format

html

Language

English

Format

Print

Accession Number

TU07610

Shelf Location

Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

Physical Description

20 leaves

Keywords

Fishes--Infections; Fishes--Parasites; Fishes--Diseases; Muscles; Fins

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