Characterisation of Vibrio isolates recovered from the eyes of cage-cultured pompano (Trachinotus blochii) infested with caligid parasites (Lepeophtheirus spinifer)
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Exophthalmia was documented among sea cage-cultured pompano (Trachinotus blochii) broodstocks with caligid parasite (Lepeophtheirus spinifer) infestation in the Philippines. Following sequencing, and based on the results of both diagnostic investigations and infection experiments, V. harveyi likely had a role in the reported exophthalmia cases, and this was initiated by L. spinifer infection.
CitationPakingking Jr., R., Bautista, N. B., Catedral, D., & de Jesus-Ayson, E. G. (2018). Characterisation of Vibrio isolates recovered from the eyes of cage-cultured pompano (Trachinotus blochii) infested with caligid parasites (Lepeophtheirus spinifer).
PublisherEuropean Association of Fish Pathologists
This study was funded by the Government of Japan Trust Fund (GOJ-TF) through the Regional Fish Disease Project (study code:FH01-F2010-T) and in part by SEAFDEC/AQD
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