Monogeneans is widely distributed in the world, infest the wild fish and interfere fish cultivation. Infestation of monogeneans is difficult to be avoid, especially in culture floating net cages. The ectoparasite infestation is caused by the poor management and maintenance of net cages, uncontrolled water quality, erratic water currants and garbage discharged into the water bodies. Other factors like high density of fishes in the cages leads to poor food and oxygen availability which acts as contributory factors to the infestation.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Indian Veterinary Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|