The use of potassium permanganate against trichodiniasis on milkfish (Chanos chanos) fingerlings
Trichodiniasis was noted in an intensive milkfish (Chanos chanos) nursery pond in Dumangas, Iloilo, Philippines. It was predominantly caused by a small trichodinid species (body diameter=23-29 µm) with well-developed denticles, identified as Paratrichodina sp. The trichodinid infection resulted in proliferative changes, including clubbing and epithelial hyperplasis of the gill lamellae sufficient to disrupt respiratory function. Tolerance tests of milkfish fingerlings in an earthen pond-simulated environment resulted in a 24 h TL90 value of 1.98 ± 0.25 ppm KMnO4. A treatment of 1.0 ppm KMnO4 was highly efficacious (96%) in eliminating trichodinids on gills with minimal mortality of treated milkfish observed 24 hours post-treatment.
Suggested CitationPalma, P., Cruz-Lacierda, E. R., & Corre Jr., V. L. (2015). The use of potassium permanganate against trichodiniasis on milkfish (Chanos chanos) fingerlings.
- AQD Journal Articles 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Baliao, Dan D.; Ticar, Romulo B.; Guanzon Jr., Nicolas G. (Taylor & Francis, 1986)The paper discusses the effect of stocking density and holding periods in stunting milkfish fingerlings in brackishwater ponds using twelve units of 144m<sup>2</sup> earthen ponds. With 15, 20, and 25 fingerlings/m<sup>2</sup> ...
Yolk resorption, onset of feeding and survival potential of larvae of three tropical marine fish species reared in the hatchery Bagarinao, Teodora (Springer Verlag, 1986)This paper provides basic early life-history information on milkfish (Chanos chanos), seabass (Lates calcarifer) and rabbitfish (Siganus guttatus) which may explain in part the observed differences in their survival ...
Histopathological response of milkfish Chanos chanos Forsskal fingerlings to potassium permanganate Cruz, Erlinda R.; Tamse, Catherine T. (Japanese Society of Fish Pathology, 1986)Static 96 h bioassays were conducted on milkfish fingerlings at concentrations ranging from 1.00 to 1.80 mg/l KMnO<sub>4</sub>. Histopathological analyses of gills, liver, and kidney tissues revealed significant changes ...