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Abstract

Occurrence of salmonid fish infected with Renibacterium salmoninarum in the Pacific Ocean.

Abstract

R. salmoninarum was isolated from kidney smears of Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, O. kisutch, O. keta, O. gorbuscha, O. nerka, Salmo gairdneri and S. clarkii during ecological studies reported from 1981-1984. All fish examined had external signs of infection.