Saprolegnia


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Saprolegnia

common cause of fungal dermatitis in fish and fungal infection of fish eggs. There are white/gray, cotton-type growths on the skin and in some internal organs.
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He and his colleagues have suggested that the sun's ultraviolet light may exacerbate Saprolegnia infections in mountain lakes.
In contrast to the Oregon sites surveyed by Kiesecker, he has seen little amphibian mortality due to Saprolegnia in the Sierra Nevada.
JERUSALEM -- Hadasit announced today that it is currently engaged in an advanced study of specific types of fluorescent whitening agents as a treatment for Saprolegnia parasitica, one of the most prevalent fish pathogens.
The economic loss from Saprolegnia parasitica infection is in the tens of millions of dollars for many countries worldwide.