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An interim report on gill disease

January 1, 1952

GILL DISEASE among fish, a disease which is characterized by a proliferation of the gill epithelium, has been attributed to a number of different causes. Generally, there are two recognized types: the eastern or bacterial type, in which long filamentous bacteria can always be demonstrated; and the western type, in which, by definition, bacteria cannot be demonstrated.

Publication Year 1952
Title An interim report on gill disease
DOI 10.1577/1548-8640(1952)14[10:AIROGD]2.0.CO;2
Authors R.R. Rucker, H.E. Johnson, G.M. Kaydas
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Progressive Fish-Culturist
Index ID 70160626
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Fisheries Research Center