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Francisella sp. (Family Francisellaceae) causing mortality in Norwegian cod (Gadus morhua) farming
In 2004, a new disease was detected in cod (Gadus morhua) in western Norway. Affected cod had white granulomas in the visceral organs and skin. A species of Francisella was isolated on blood agarExpand
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Occurrence of Francisella piscicida in farmed and wild Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua L., in Norway.
Francisellosis, caused by the bacterium Francisella piscicida, has become one of the most serious diseases in Atlantic cod production in Norway. The major aim of this study was to determine theExpand
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Paranucleospora theridion n. gen., n. sp. (Microsporidia, Enterocytozoonidae) with a Life Cycle in the Salmon Louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis, Copepoda) and Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)
ABSTRACT. Paranucleospora theridion n. gen, n. sp., infecting both Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and its copepod parasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis is described. The microsporidian exhibits nuclei inExpand
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Elevation of Francisella philomiragia subsp. noatunensis Mikalsen et al. (2007) to Francisella noatunensis comb. nov. [syn. Francisella piscicida Ottem et al. (2008) syn. nov.] and characterization
Aims:  This study was conducted to clarify the taxonomic status of Francisella sp. strain Ehime‐1, a fish pathogen, in relation to the fish pathogens F. piscicida and F. philomiragia subsp.Expand
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Ellipsomyxa syngnathi sp. n. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea) in the pipefish Syngnathus typhle and S. rostellatus (Teleostei, Syngnathidae) from Denmark
A new species Ellipsomyxa syngnathi sp. n. (Myxozoa) is described from Syngnathus typhle L. and Syngnathus rostellatus Nilsson, 1855 (Syngnathidae), using spore morphology and SSU rDNA sequence data.Expand
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Diseases of farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar associated with infections by the microsporidian Paranucleospora theridion.
The microsporidian Paranucleospora theridion was discovered in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar suffering from proliferative gill disease in a marine farm in western Norway in 2008. The parasite developsExpand
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New species in the genus Francisella (Gammaproteobacteria; Francisellaceae); Francisella piscicida sp. nov. isolated from cod (Gadus morhua)
AbstractA Francisella strain, GM2212, previously isolated from moribund farmed Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in Norway, is closely related to Francisella philomiragia among Francisella spp. accordingExpand
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The marine myxosporean Sigmomyxa sphaerica (Thélohan, 1895) gen. n., comb. n. (syn. Myxidium sphaericum) from garfish (Belone belone (L.)) uses the polychaete Nereis pelagica L. as invertebrate host
Sigmomyxa sphaerica (Thélohan, 1892) gen. n. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea) with myxosporean stages in the gall bladder of Belone belone (L.) (Teleostei, Belonidae) uses the polychaete Nereis pelagica L.Expand
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Morphological and Molecular Comparisons of Myxobolus spp. in the Nerve Tissues of Salmonid Fishes with the Description of Myxobolus murakamii n. sp., the Causative Agent of Myxosporean Sleeping
Myxosporean sleeping disease is known to cause severe mortality of masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou masou and amago salmon O. masou ishikawae farmed in Hiroshima, western Japan. Diseased fish becomeExpand
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Potential disease interaction reinforced: double-virus-infected escaped farmed Atlantic salmon,Salmo salar L., recaptured in a nearby river
The role of escaped farmed salmon in spreading infectious agents from aquaculture to wild salmonid populations is largely unknown. This is a case study of potential disease interaction betweenExpand
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