Ichthyophthirius


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Ichthyophthirius

a genus of protozoan parasites in the phylum Ciliophora.

Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
causes white spot disease or Ich in freshwater fish in aquariums and hatcheries. Characterized by white nodules on the skin; these may coalesce and cause sloughing of the skin and many affected fish die. Also affects the gills leading to respiratory distress.
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Ichthyophthiriasis, usually referred to as "ich" or "fish whitespot", is a serious disease caused by the ciliate protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Fouquet, 1876), which exists worldwide and may infect all freshwater fish (SUDOVA et al.
Dose dependent effects of dietary immunostimulants on rainbow trout immune parameters and susceptibility to the parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.
6 g, and all were parasitized by species of protozoans and/or metazoans, such as Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876; Piscinoodinium pilullare Schaperclaus, 1954, Lom, 1981 (Protozoa); Cosmetocleithrum striatuli Abdallah, Azevedo and Luque, 2012 (Monogenoidea), Procamallanus (Spirocamallanus) inopinatus Travassos, Artigas and Pereira, 1928 (Nematoda) and metacercariae of Posthodiplostomum sp.
Efeito da suplementagao de vitamina C na dieta sobre a susceptibilidade de alevinos de jundia, Rhamdia quelen, ao Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.
Antiparasitic effect of cynatratoside-C from Cynanchum atratum against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis on grass carp.
Generation and analysis of expressed sequence tags from the ciliate protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.
Entre las principales enfermedades que han sido reportadas en la gamitana se encuentran la causada por la bacteria Flexibacter columnaris, la enfermedad del punto blanco causada por el parasito Ichthyophthirius multifilis y la septicemia hemorragica bacteriana causada por Aeromona hydrophila; asi como micosis y parasitismo por monogeneos como Dactylogirus sp (Eufrasio y Palomino, 2006).
3%) for seven weeks showed higher mortality than fish fed diets containing fish oil as the main lipid source when inoculated with the protozoan ich, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (VARGAS et al.
2% of fish were parasitized by one or more parasites (Table 1), such as: Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 (Protozoa), Paratrichodina africana Kazubski & El-Tantawy, 1986 (Protozoa: Trichodinidae), Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1830 (Protozoa: Trichodinidae) and Cichlidogyrus tilapiae Paperna, 1960 (Monogenoidea: Dactylogyridae).
3% (n = 19) were parasitised by at least one parasite species as follows: Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 (Protozoa: Ciliophora), Chilodonella Strand, 1926 (Protozoa: Ciliophora); Cosmetocleithrum gussevi Kritsky, Thatcher and Boeger, 1986, Cosmetocleithrum confusus Kritsky, Thatcher and Boeger, 1986, Cosmetocleithrum parvum Kritsky, Thatcher and Boeger, 1986 and Cosmetocleithrum sp.
ichthyophthirius is ciliated parasite in the multifiliis species has significant importance and accounted as dangerous external fish's parasite.
Ich" is short for Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a protozoan parasite that at maturity appears as white spots on infected fish--the scourge of anyone who has owned an aquarium.