Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Infection in A Black Tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi)


Aydogan A. , Avci H., Birincioglu S. S.

KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI, cilt.16, ss.135-137, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 16 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.135-137

Özet

In this case, the macroscopic and microscopic findings of a Black tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi), infected with Ichthyophthirius multifiliis were described. Macroscopically, there were white spots in the different sizes on the skin of head and back, and increase amount of mucus on the skin and gills of fish. Microscopically, the parasites were found on the epidermis of operculum and gill lamellae. Gills showed the hyperplasia between the chlorid cells and adhesions in the secondary lamellae.