A Herpesvirus Associated with Mass Mortality of Juvenile and Adult Koi, a Strain of Common Carp.


A herpesvirus was isolated from adult koi, a strain of common carp Cyprinus carpio, suffering mass mortality in two outbreaks-one in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States and the second in Israel. The principal external signs of dying fish were pale and irregularly colored gills. There were few consistent internal signs in either outbreak. The most… (More)
DOI: 10.1577/1548-8667(2000)012<0044:AHAWMM>2.0.CO;2