Huidrom Puinyabatia*, Maibam Shomorendraa & Devashish Karb
aFish disease Research Lab, Department of Zoology, Thambal Marik College, Oinam-795134, Manipur
bDivision of Wetlands, Fishery Science and Aquaculture, Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam
(Central) University, Silchar-11, India
Received 30th October, 2013; Revised 15th December, 2013
Abstract : Acanthosentis assamensis n. sp. from the intestine of the fresh water fish Puntius chola (Ham-Buch) and P. sophore (Ham-Buch) has been described and compared with the other known species of the genus Acanthosentis Verma et Datta, 1929. The authors have reason to consider the acanthocephata to be new.