Amoebic gill disease: sequential pathology in cultured Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L.

@article{Adams2003AmoebicGD,
  title={Amoebic gill disease: sequential pathology in cultured Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L.},
  author={Mark B Adams and Barbara F. Nowak},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={601-14}
}
Amoebic gill disease (AGD) affects the marine culture phase of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., in Tasmania. Here, we describe histopathological observations of AGD from smolts, sampled weekly, following transfer to estuarine/marine sites. AGD was initially detected histologically at week 13 post-transfer while gross signs were not observed for a further week post-transfer. Significant increases (P < 0.001) in the proportion of affected gill filaments occurred at weeks 18 and 19 post-transfer… CONTINUE READING

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