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Chelonid herpesvirus 5

Chelonid herpesvirus 5, also known as fibropapilloma-associated marine turtle herpesvirus, is a herpesvirus that is presumed to be the cause...

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Flavobacterium columnare

The causative bacterium of columnaris disease is Flavobacterium columnare (Bernardet et al., 1996). Former taxonomy of this organism...

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Oreochromis mossambicus (Mozambique tilapia)

Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus, is an important food fish and the most widely distributed of the tilapias. The fish is...

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Salvelinus confluentus (bull trout)

Salvelinus confluentus, also called the bull trout or inland dolly varden, is most closely associated with pristine mountainous areas...

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Rana catesbeiana (American bullfrog)

The family Ranidae contains the true frogs. Among the species of commercial value for human consumption, those belonging to the genus...

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whirling disease

Myxobolus cerebralis is a freshwater parasite which cycles between salmon/trout and oligochaete worms. The myxozoan parasite was...

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Myxobolus cerebralis (whirling disease agent)

Myxobolus cerebralis, the myxozoan that causes whirling disease in salmon and trout, was first reported in Germany in the late...

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Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (chinook salmon)

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha are the largest of the Pacific salmon, with an average size of 18-20 lbs (8.2-9.1 kg); however, the largest...

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Coregonus albula (vendace)

Vendace (C. albula) is a salmonid fish with native distribution in northern parts of Europe. It is an obligate planktivore with...

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Coregonus clupeaformis (lake whitefish)

Coregonus clupeaformis, a pale, shy member of the trout/salmon family Salmonidae, has long been a mainstay of the commercial catch in...

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