branchiomycosis
a disease caused by the fungi Branchiomyces sanguinis and B. demigrans found particularly in carp and eels. Respiratory distress is caused by gill necrosis as blood vessels thrombose. Gills become discoloured in patches and rot. Occurs in ponds with high temperatures, excess organic matter and high ammonia levels. Also called gill rot and European gill rot

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • European gill rot — branchiomycosis (a disease caused by the fungi Branchiomyces sanguinis and B. demigrans found particularly in carp and eels. Respiratory distress is caused by gill necrosis as blood vessels thrombose. Gills become discoloured in patches and rot.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gill rot — branchiomycosis (a disease caused by the fungi Branchiomyces sanguinis and B. demigrans found particularly in carp and eels. Respiratory distress is caused by gill necrosis as blood vessels thrombose. Gills become discoloured in patches and rot.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • БРАНХИОМИКОЗ — (Branchiomycosis), микоз прудовых рыб, характеризующийся поражением кровеносных сосудов жабр, их некротическим распадом, массовой гибелью рыбы. Широко распространён в рыбоводных хозяйствах многих стран Восточной и Западной Европы. В СССР впервые… …   Ветеринарный энциклопедический словарь

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