Cytophaga(redirected from Cytophaga columnaria)
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Cytophagaa GENUS of gliding, non-fruiting BACTERIA, that are important degraders of CELLULOSE in SOIL. Compare MYXOBACTERIA.
a genus of gram-negative, gliding, rod-shaped bacteria.
the cause of columnaris disease in salmonid fish, associated with increased water temperature. Characterized by white necrotic plaques overlaying skin ulcers. Previously called Flexibacter columnaris.
see false columnaris disease.
causes peduncle or cold water disease of Brook trout. Predisposed to by subnormal water temperature.