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Association between nematode Hysterothylacium aduncum invasion of cod larvae and growth

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Danish Fish Immunology Research Centre and Network
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  • Parasitic Nematodes Of The Superfamily Ascaridoidea Are Distributed Worldwide Also With Numerous Rep
  • They Have An Important Role To Play In The Aquatic Environment And May Affect Survivability Of Fish
  • The Life Cycle Of Many Of These Fish Infecting Roundworm Species Includes Invertebrates And Fish Spe
  • We Have Recently Demonstrated That Fry Of North Sea Cod Has A High Prevalence Of Infection With Rega
  • The Objective Of The Present Study Was To Elucidate If Infections Are Associated With A Decrease Or
  • <Br/>We Investigated Effects Of H
  • Aduncum Infections On The Growth Rate Of Cod Larvae By Using The Otolith Reading Method
  • In Our Study
  • The Prevalence Of Infection With H
  • Aduncum In North Sea Cod Gadus Morhua Larvae Was Studied During The Years 1992-2001
  • A Subsample Of 65 Cod Was Selected Based On The Body Length (Range 20 To 45 Mm) With 32 Infected And
  • For Ageing The Cod Larvae
  • Lapillus Otoliths Were Removed
  • Polished And The Number Of Growth Zones In Each Otolith Counted By Light Microscopy
  • Each Growth Zone Indicates One Day Of The Fish Life Span
  • Covariance Analysis Demonstrated Highly Significant Differences (P≤ 0
  • 001) Between The Growth Rate Of Infected And Uninfected Cod Larvae
  • The Infected Larvae Showed A Higher Growth Rate Compared To Uninfected Ones Of Similar Ages
  • The Higher Growth Rate In Infected Fish Could Be A Result Of Higher Ingestion Of Copepods Which Are
  • The Increased Growth Could Reflect That Fish Larvae With A Higher Ingestion Rate Of Copepods Will Ha
  • Further Studies Should Elucidate If The Higher Infection (Due To An Increased Feeding Rate) May Lead

Abstract

Association between nematode Hysterothylacium aduncum invasion of cod larvae and growth - DTU Orbit (26/04/14) Association between nematode Hysterothylacium aduncum invasion of cod larvae and growth - DTU Orbit (26/04/14) Mehrdana F, Bahlool QZM, Kuhn J, Skovgaard A, Munk P, Buchmann K. Association between nematode Hysterothylacium aduncum invasion of cod larvae and growth. In DAFINET Workshop: Book of abstracts. Danish Fish Immunology Research Centre and Network. 2012.

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