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The cobia (Rachycentron canadum) is a migratory pelagic fish, in its own family in the order Perciformes, native to tropical and subtropical seas of...

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Louping ill virus is a tick-borne flavivirus closely related to tick-borne encephalitis virus (Gritsun et al., 2003). The flaviviruses are classified...

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The freshwater Asian clam, Corbicula fluminea, is native to Southeast Asia. Introduced to North America towards the end of the nineteenth century, it...

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The total production of C. carpio was 3,043,712 t in 2005. The main carp producing areas are Asia and Europe (92.8% and 5.0% of the total world...

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Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is an asexual, spherical, eukaryotic, fungal pathogen that develops in the keratinized skin cells of amphibians....

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SystematicsSikama described a parasitic holotrichous ciliate as the cause of a disease outbreak in marine fishes and suggested that the disease was...

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The phylum Ciliophora currently contains 7200 known species, but there are probably several thousand more that are as yet undiscovered (Corliss,...

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Sea lice (family Caligidae) are among the most notorious pests affecting cultured marine fishes. The best-known representatives of this group are...

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Streptococci are Gram-positive cocci with spherical or ovoid shape, 0.5-2.0 µm in diameter, non-motile and non-sporing. They occur in pairs or chains...

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