gill disease


gill disease
see bacterial, dietary, hamburger, nutritional and proliferative gill disease

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • gill disease — n a destructive disease of trout and other fishes (as in hatcheries) marked by swollen eroded gills and usu. anemia and severe general debility and considered due to an unidentified bacterium or to a dietary deficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • gill disease — noun Etymology: gill (III) : a destructive disease of trout and other fishes (as in hatcheries) marked by swollen eroded gills and usually anemia and severe general debility and considered due to an unidentified bacterium or to a dietary… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamburger gill disease — proliferative gill disease (a disease of farmed freshwater fish, mostly in new ponds, caused by a myxosporidean parasite (Henneguya exilis, or possibly the myxozoan Sphaerospora ictaluri or Aurantiactinomyxo). Cysts develop on the gills causing… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • proliferative gill disease — a disease of farmed freshwater fish, mostly in new ponds, caused by a myxosporidean parasite (Henneguya exilis, or possibly the myxozoan Sphaerospora ictaluri or Aurantiactinomyxo). Cysts develop on the gills causing respiratory distress as well… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • western gill disease — nutritional gill disease (hyperplasia of gills caused by a deficiency of pantothenic acid in the diet) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bacterial gill disease — a disease caused by unfaourable environmental conditions which then allow an invasion by myxobacteria; fish show a lack of appetite and cannot school properly. The gills show clubbing and fusion of lamellae a myxobacterial infection of juvenile… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dietary gill disease — a disease of fish caused by a deficiency in pantothenic acid …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • environmental gill disease — swollen gills caused by an irritating pollutant …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • nutritional gill disease — hyperplasia of gills caused by a deficiency of pantothenic acid in the diet …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Gill-man — infobox fictional creature name = The Gill man caption = The Gill man, as portrayed by Ben Chapman in Creature from the Black Lagoon . classification = Devonian amphibian first = Creature from the Black Lagoon last = The Monster Squad created by …   Wikipedia


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