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: Mold linked to Ulsers, lesions in East Coast Baitfish


GregD
04-13-2006, 05:01 PM
Hello,

A new study, led by NOAA scientists and reported in the peer-reviewed journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, provides strong evidence that the water mold known as Aphanomyces invadans is the pathogen responsible for seasonal outbreaks of skin ulcers and lesions observed in menhaden and other estuarine fish along the U.S. East Coast.

Checkout the details...

http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2006/s2609.htm

Greg.