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International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences

Year : 2020 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 125-130

doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3839109

Histopathological study of infected ornamental fishes from Latur District (MS) India

Pethkar M.R. and Lokhande M.V.

Received on: 04/24/2020

Revised on: 05/08/2020

Accepted on: 05/10/2020

Published on: 05/22/2020

  • Pethkar M.R. and Lokhande M.V. ( 2020).

    Histopathological study of infected ornamental fishes from Latur District (MS) India

    . International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences, 5( 3), 125-130.

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Abstract

The ornamental fishes are called “living jewelers” because of their shape, size, colour and behavior. All these characters decide their market value. The present investigation was aimed at the identification of fish diseases through histopathological observations of some diseased fishes. In the present study, the infected aquarium fishes were collected from various aquariums of Latur, the histological slides are prepared by using the traditional paraffin method and observed under the microscope it was found that the fishes are infected by the fungus which causes the disease saprolegniosis.

Keywords

Ornamental fishes, Bacterial, Fungal, Histopathology.