Studies on myxosporidia from the common food fishes, of bengal


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    Eight new species of myxosporidians belonging to the generaLeptotheca, Ceraiomyxa, Myxidium, Zschokkella andMyxobolus have been described.

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    A new variety ofMyxidium procerum is described.

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    A detailed description ofChloromyxum amphipnoui Ray is given and it is recorded from a new host.

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    Myxidium leiberkühn Bütschli is recorded from a new host in India.

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    Thelohanellus rohitœ (Southwell and Prasad) is recorded for the first time from Calcutta.

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    Infection withMyxobolus catlœ has been briefly discussed.

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Chakravarty, M. Studies on myxosporidia from the common food fishes, of bengal. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section B 18, 21–35 (1943).

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