Kudoa iwatai (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) in wild and cultured fish in the Red Sea: redescription and molecular phylogeny.

@article{Diamant2005KudoaI,
  title={Kudoa iwatai (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) in wild and cultured fish in the Red Sea: redescription and molecular phylogeny.},
  author={Ariel Diamant and Michal Ucko and Ilan Paperna and A. Colorni and Asaf Lipshitz},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2005},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={1175-89}
}
Gilt-head sea bream, Sparus aurata L., the Mediterranean's most important mariculture species, has been cultured for the last 30 yr in Eilat (Israeli Red Sea). Kudoa sp. was the first myxosporean parasite reported from this species. In recent years, an increase in prevalence in both land-based and sea-cage facilities in Eilat has been observed. Infections with the same Kudoa species appeared in cultured European sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) and grey mullet Mugil cephalus in the same farms… CONTINUE READING
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