Vet Parasitol 2022 Mar 1;303:109667. Epub 2022 Feb 1.
Nilton Lins University, Av. Nilton Lins, 3269, 69058-030, Manaus, AM, Brazil; Federal University of Amazonas, Av. General Rodrigo Octavio Jordão Ramos, 1200, 69067-005, Manaus, AM, Brazil; Technology, and Innovation Coordination, National Institute of Amazonian Research, Av. André Araújo, 2936, 69060-001, Manaus, AM, Brazil. Electronic address:
Trichodinids are problematic ectoparasites for intensive arapaima fish farming, which can make their breeding costly and unprofitable. The search for effective and safe therapeutic molecules is constant, and chloramine-T has stood out as an effective biocide to treat various pathogens in aquaculture. Here we investigated the acute toxicity (LC) of chloramine-T and its behavioural, morphological, histological, physiological, and antiparasitic effects on the control of trichodinids in arapaima juveniles. Read More