Infiltrative Tubular Carcinoma in a Common Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris

@article{Rosenberg2016InfiltrativeTC,
  title={Infiltrative Tubular Carcinoma in a Common Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris},
  author={Justin F. Rosenberg and Hannah Evans and Martin Haulena},
  journal={Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={180-182}
}
Neoplasia affecting a variety of tissues has been documented in many fish species. However, there are few reports of neoplasia in the common clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris . An adult female clownfish in a public display aquarium was diagnosed with a locally invasive tubular carcinoma. The tumour was characterised by well-differentiated tubules supported by moderate amounts of pale eosinophilic stroma that infiltrated the skin, skeletal muscle and fascial planes of the vertebrae. This is the… 

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