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A Review of Some Fungi Infection in African Fish Saprolegniasis, Dermal Mycoses; Branchiomyces infections, Systemic Mycoses and Dermocystidium

Author(s): A. Eli | O.F. Briyai | J.F.N. Abowei

Journal: Asian Journal of Medical Sciences
ISSN 2040-8765

Volume: 3;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 198;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Branchiomyces infections | Dermal mycoses | Dermocystidium | Saprolegniasis | Systemic mycoses

Saprolegniasis, Dermal Mycoses, Branchiomyces infections, Systemic Mycoses and Dermocystidium are some fungi infection in African fish reviewed to educate fish culturist and both private and public sector fish culturist on some fungal fish diseases likely encountered in culture fisheries management. The description, taxonomy, diagnosis, life cycle, biology, Pathology, epizootiology and control of saprolegnia and other phycomycete infections (dermal mycoses); branchiomyces infections, systemic mycoses and dermocystidiumlike organisms and some fungi infection reviewed. These fungal infections can cause drastic fish mortality and need proper management in culture fisheries.
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