Lernaea cyprinacea is a common parasite infecting numerous species of freshwater fish and the common method of control is by using pesticides [16,Post, 1987; Roberts, 1989; 9, Thilakaratne et al.
On the biology of Lernaea cyprinacea in fish ponds.
Occurance of the copepod parasite Lernaea cyprinacea in a stream fish population.
Susceptibility to Lernaea cyprinacea infestation in different species of culture fish at CEPTA and laboratory infection test with pacu (P.
Host susceptibility to Lernaea cyprinacea and its treatment in a large aquarium system.
2006), indicated that salinity can be used effectively against Lernaea cyprinacea in sailfin molly, Poecilia latipinna.
The parasite, Lernaea cyprinacea is an opportunistic species infecting fish of many families including amphibians [22,13 Trilles and Hipaeu Jacquotte, 1996; Raibut, 1996).