A visceral mycosis in cultured masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) caused by a species of Ochroconis.

@article{Hatai1989AVM,
  title={A visceral mycosis in cultured masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) caused by a species of Ochroconis.},
  author={Kishio Hatai and Satoko Kubota},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={1989},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={83-8}
}
Ochronconis sp. infection was found in masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) with visceral mycosis in Japan. The external and internal clinical signs were reddening of the anal area, swelling of the abdomen due to accumulation of ascitic fluid in the abdominal cavity and extensive swelling of the posterior kidney. Many pale brown, septate hyphae were found in the kidney by direct microscopical examination; these were usually not found in the other organs of infected fish. Histopathological… CONTINUE READING