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Nutritionally induced hepatomagenesis of rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri)

October 5, 2015

Hepatoma in commercially reared rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) was first seen at this laboratory in April of 1960. The subsequent discovery of it in near epizootic proportions in other hatchery-reared rainbow trout and cutthroat trout (S. clarki) populations throughout the United States precipitated extensive research by numerous agencies. Although the liver neoplasm in trout had been previously noted here (Haddow and Blake, 1933; Nigrelli, 1954; Nigrelli and Jakowska, 1955) and abroad (Cudkowicz and Scolari, 1955) occurrences of it in such proportions had not been reported previously in this country.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1967
Title Nutritionally induced hepatomagenesis of rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri)
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title Research Report
Series Number 70
Index ID 70161816
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Fisheries Research Center