Myxobolus cerebralis


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Myxobolus cerebralis

a myxosporean parasite which invades the cranial cartilages of juvenile rainbow trout, causing whirling disease.
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Effects of multiple stressors on morbidity and mortality of fingerling rainbow trout infected with Myxobolus cerebralis.
The whirling disease parasite, Myxobolus cerebralis, causes skeletal deformities in the cartilage of young fish, making them vulnerable to predation.