Myxosporean | definition of myxosporean by Medical dictionary
cyst-producing parasite found in many organs of fish. Previously regarded as protozoans, now believed to be metazoans.
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parasites compromise fish and amphibian reproduction?
These fish are usually of good quality due to very low infection rate of Myxosporean
parasites common to the larger ocean-caught Pacific whiting (Kabata and Whitaker, 1985).
Parasites can cause soft flesh; myxosporean
parasites are known to cause soft flesh in Atlantic mackerel, Scomber scombrus (Levsen et al.