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Aquaculture Compendium

Comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on aquaculture

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Cover for Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas are strictly anaerobic gram negative bacteria. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is commonly isolated from pus in all species of animal. It can be...

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Cover for Pacifastacus leniusculus (American signal crayfish)

Native to western North America, Pacifastacus leniusculus, the American signal crayfish, is one of the top three most invasive crayfish species in...

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Cover for Gracilaria

Agar is a valuable colloid extracted from red algae since ancient times in Japan. Its annual market is about US $140 million (H Porse, Skensved,...

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Cover for Mytilus galloprovincialis (Mediterranean mussel)

Mytilus galloprovincialis is a species of mussel, native to the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic, which is an important commercial fishery species...

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Cover for Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (silver carp)

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix is a freshwater fish belonging to the order Cypriniformes and the family Cyprinidae (carp). It feeds by filter-feeding of...

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Cover for Dactylogyrus vastator

Morphology. Body length 0.328- 0.388 mm, width 0.081 mm. Hamulus length 35-41 µm with 14 marginal hooklets.Microhabitat. Gills.Life cycle. Eggs...

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Cover for Ichthyophthirius multifiliis

SystematicsThe first description of the etiologic agent of white spot disease was by Hilgendorf and Paulicki in 1869 (Stiles, 1894). They described...

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Cover for Ctenopharyngodon idella (grass carp)

The grass carp or white amur, Ctenopharyngodon idella, is a freshwater fish belonging to the order Cypriniformes and the family Cyprinidae, which is...

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Apiosoma piscicola Blanchard, 1885 occurs on the skin and gills of many European, North American and South African freshwater fishes. The plump to...

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Trichodina nigra Lom, 1961 is a very common fish trichodinid found on the skin and gills of many freshwater fish families in Eurasia, Africa and the...

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