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Temperature as a risk factor for outbreaks of Amoebic Gill Disease in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

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Douglas-Helders, GM and Saksida, S and Raverty, S and Nowak, BF, Temperature as a risk factor for outbreaks of Amoebic Gill Disease in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists, 21, (3) pp. 114-116. ISSN 0108-0288 (2001) [Refereed Article]

Abstract

Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) outbreaks in Atlantic salmon have recently occurred below the lower temperature limit previously recognised for Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis. This observation challenges the role of ambient water temperature as one of the prime risk factors for AGD.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries Sciences
Research Field:Aquaculture
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - Aquaculture
Objective Field:Fisheries - Aquaculture not elsewhere classified
Author:Douglas-Helders, GM (Dr Greetje Douglas-Helders)
Author:Nowak, BF (Professor Barbara Nowak)
ID Code:21160
Year Published:2001
Web of Science® Times Cited:25
Deposited By:TAFI - Aquaculture
Deposited On:2001-08-01
Last Modified:2002-06-12
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