Vitamin E-responsive myopathy in rainbow trout fry (Oncorhynchus mykiss).

  title={Vitamin E-responsive myopathy in rainbow trout fry (Oncorhynchus mykiss).},
  author={M. F. Mcloughlin and Susan L. Kennedy and D. Glenn Kennedy},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  volume={130 11},
Unacceptably high mortalities in rainbow trout fry (Oncorhynchus mykiss) six to 10 weeks after they started to feed were recorded in two spring water trout hatcheries in Northern Ireland in May 1989. Muscle degeneration and necrosis were consistent with histopathological findings in both outbreaks, and this myopathy was similar to that previously described in salmonids and other species associated with vitamin E and selenium deficiency. A feed trial was designed to investigate the hypothesis… CONTINUE READING