Oodinium


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Oodinium

a protozoan parasite of fish affecting the skin and the gills. Called also Piscinoodinium, Amyloodinium, velvet disease.

Oodinium limneticum
causes a dermatitis in fish which gives them a varnished appearance. It may kill the fish within a few days.
Oodinium pillularis
a skin parasite of fish, tadpoles, axolotls and newts; causes a greenish appearance to the skin and kills by blocking the gills.
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In terms of source, the Oodinium pilluris and Chilodonella sp.
These organs were infected with the protozoan ectoparasites, the Oodinium pilluris and Chilodonella sp.
There were ten species of parasites infecting the different organs of the fish samples, namely Protozoans: Oodinium pilluris (egg), Chilodonella sp.
Hojgaard M (1962) Experiences made in Denmarks Akvarium concerning the treatment of Oodinium ocellatum.
The use of copper sulfate as a cure for fish diseases caused by parasitic dino-flagellates of the genus Oodinium.
Orden Blastodiniales Chatton Familia Oodiniaceae Chatton Oodinium Chatton (1) Familia Cachonellaceae Silva Dissodinium Klebs in Pascher (1) Familia incierta Chytriodinium Chatton (1) Clase Noctiluciphyceae Fensome et al.