Degree of nematode endoparasite infection in asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus) from Banyuwangi regency

D. I. Bakti, G. Mahasri, M. F. Ulkhaq, Kismiyati, D. S. Budi, Suciyono

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Banyuwangi district has widely rice field with big potential in agriculture and fisheries such as Asian swamp eel (Monopterus albus). Endoparasites infection in Asian swamp eel happened by consumption of natural feed that infected with endoparasites larvae. This research aims to identify and determine the prevalence and intensity of nematode endoparasites that infected to Asian swamp eel (M. albus). Three hundred asian swamp eel (30-110 cm length and 29,8-60 g weight) were collected from five traditional market in Banyuwangi district (Banyuwangi City, Srono, Cluring, Rogojampi and Genteng). The result showed that Asian swamp eel from Banyuwangi district was infected by Eustrongylides ignotus with the highest prevalence and intensity, 16,33% and 1,92 respectively than another endoparasite (Procamallanus and Pingus sinensis). This result expected to base for further study to determine the prevalence and intensity of endoparasite in a different season for mapping the spread of endoparasite in Asian swamp eel at Banyuwangi district.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012071
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 24 Feb 2020
Event2nd International Conference on Fisheries and Marine Science, InCoFiMS 2019 - Surabaya, Indonesia
Duration: 26 Sept 2019 → …


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