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  1. The occurrence of the tapeworm <em>Ligula intestinalis</em> (L.), in <em>Barbus paludinosus</em> from a small dam in Zimbabwe

    The occurrence of the tapeworm <em>Ligula intestinalis</em> (L.), in <em>Barbus paludinosus</em> from a small dam in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Cestode parasites were collected from Barbus paludinosus from Munwahuku Dam near Harare, Zimbabwe over a period of 13 months. Plerocercoids of Ligula intestinalis were found in 7.2% of the fish. The majority of the infected fish carried one parasite, with...
  2. Metal concentrations in water, sediment and sharptooth catfish <em>Clarias gariepinus</em> from three peri-urban rivers in the upper Manyame catchment, Zimbabwe

    Metal concentrations in water, sediment and sharptooth catfish <em>Clarias gariepinus</em> from three peri-urban rivers in the upper Manyame catchment, Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Concentrations of zinc, cadmium, chromium, nickel, lead, copper and iron were measured in flowing water, riverbed sediments and tissues of sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus from three rivers in the upper Manyame catchment over seven months in 2008–2009. The Manyame and...
  3. Investigation of a parasitic outbreak of <em>Lernaea cyprinacea</em> Linnaeus (Crustacea: Copepoda) in fish from Zimbabwe

    Investigation of a parasitic outbreak of <em>Lernaea cyprinacea</em> Linnaeus (Crustacea: Copepoda) in fish from Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Infestation of fish by the crustacean ectoparasite Lernaea cyprinacea Linnaeus, 1758 was investigated to establish the extent of infestation, potential effects of the parasite and its ecological adaptations. Fish samples were collected from impoundments in the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in...
  4. Histological assessment of selected tissues in tigerfish (<em>Hydrocynus vittatus</em> Castelnau, 1861) from the Sanyati Basin, Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe: a DDT-sprayed area

    Histological assessment of selected tissues in tigerfish (<em>Hydrocynus vittatus</em> Castelnau, 1861) from the Sanyati Basin, Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe: a DDT-sprayed area

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    A pilot investigation was conducted in 2014 in the Sanyati Basin of Lake Kariba to ascertain whether long-term DDT spraying in the Kariba catchment had a negative effect on fish health. The aim was to assess the health of tigerfish,...