Monthly Archives: December 2013

Cryptocarryon irritans, the most dangerous killer of marine fish

Cryptocaryon irritans is a ciliated, protozoan parasite which causes “white spot” disease in wild and cultured marine fishes at temperatures between 15 and 30°C. In the end of 2007, an outbreak of “white spot” disease in Cam Ranh district, Khanh … Continue reading

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Lymphocystis disease occurred in cultured Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) in Vietnam

Two cases of lymphocystis disease were recorded from cultured cobia in central Vietnam during 2008-2010. It did not cause high mortality but affected to growth performance and aesthetic value. Discard infected fish from cultured cages were recommended to prevent horizontal … Continue reading

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