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Deuteromycotic fungi infecting barramundi cod, Cromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes), from Australia

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Bowater, R.O., Thomas, A., Shivas, R.G. and Humphrey, J.D. (2003) Deuteromycotic fungi infecting barramundi cod, Cromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes), from Australia. Journal of Fish Diseases, 26 (11/12). pp. 681-686.

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Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2761.2003.00503.x

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This paper describes 2 cases of systemic infection by the deuteromycetes fungi Cladosporium cladosporioides, Scopulariopsis brumptii and Ochroconis humicola in the swim bladder of barramundi cod, C. altivelis, from Australia. Post-mortem examination revealed grossly distended swim bladder. The fungal mass filled almost the entire lumen of the swim bladder. The clinical signs were consistent with a physiological disturbance in buoyancy regulation.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), Biosecurity Queensland, Agri-Science, Crop and Food Science
Business groups:Crop and Food Science, Biosecurity Queensland
Additional Information:© Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Keywords:Cladosporium cladosporioides; Ochroconis; Scopulariopsis; barramundi; fungi; infections.
Subjects:Aquaculture and Fisheries > Aquaculture > Fish culture > Diseases and adverse factors
Live Archive:11 Jun 2004
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:43

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