Fishing gear-induced skin ulcerations in Baltic cod, Gadus morhua L.

@article{Mellergaard1998FishingGS,
  title={Fishing gear-induced skin ulcerations in Baltic cod, Gadus morhua L.},
  author={Stig Mellergaard and Ole Bagge},
  journal={Journal of fish diseases},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          205-13
        }
}
  • Stig Mellergaard, Ole Bagge
  • Published in Journal of fish diseases 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • In 1982 a high prevalence of skin ulcerations was observed in Baltic cod in the vicinity of the Danish island of Bornholm. In March the prevalence varied from 6 to 13%, and in May it had increased to between 26 and 48%. The ulcerations had a sequential development. The initial stage appeared as severe skin abrasions in the area from the pectoral fin posterior to the level of the anus. The skin abrasions developed into large spots of necrotic dermal tissue with a diameter of 2-5 cm. The central… CONTINUE READING

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