A study on certain aspects on the biology and control of Caligus sp., an ectoparasite of the adult milkfish Chanos chanos (Forskal)
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One unidentified species of copepod belonging to the genus Caligus was found to infest the adult milkfish broodstock kept in canvas tanks at the SEAFDEC research station in Mag-aba, Pandan, Antique, Philippines. This report describes the morphology of the adult and early larval stages of this copepod. A highly effective method of control using the chemical Neguvon (2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyl-phosphoric acid-dimethylethol) at a concentration of 0.25 ppm is recommended.
Suggested CitationLaviña, E. M. (1978). A study on certain aspects on the biology and control of Caligus sp., an ectoparasite of the adult milkfish Chanos chanos (Forskal).
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