Studies on selected myxobacteria pathogenic for fishes and on bacterial gill disease
in hatchery-reared salmonids.
digitata (Naididae) has been experimentally associated with outbreaks of proliferative gill disease
in channel catfish (Belleraud et al, 1995).
Fusarium-moniliforme (sheldon) isolated from gills of kuruma prawn Penaeus-japonicus (bate) with black gill disease
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In a Saturday story by The Register-Guard's David Steves, commercial fishing advocate Glenn Spain aptly observed that Smith's simplistic attribution of the dead fish to gill disease
"is sort of like saying lung cancer kills smokers, not smoking."
Experimental induction of gill disease
in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts with Tenacibaculum maritimum.
Smith said he was convinced that the die-off was the result of a gill disease
, "which is not uncommon and happens periodically." And he said his recollection was that the die-off occurred long after the water diversion.