11. Catfish Bacterial Diseases

  1. John A. Plumb Professor Emeritus1 and
  2. Larry A. Hanson Professor Fish Pathologist2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch11

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

How to Cite

Plumb, J. A. and Hanson, L. A. (2010) Catfish Bacterial Diseases, in Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Auburn University, Alabama, USA

  2. 2

    Department Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816937

Online ISBN: 9780470958353

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Keywords:

  • bacterial diseases - catfish bacterial diseases;
  • fish bacterial infections - as bacteremia;
  • channel catfish extensively cultured fish - of the United States;
  • enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC) (Edwardsiella ictaluri) and motile Aeromonas septicemia (MAS);
  • columnaris systemic with little or no pathological changes - in visceral organs;
  • columnaris disease primary infection - without significant predisposing stress to host;
  • enteric septicemia chronic to subacute disease - with pathognomonic clinical signs in channel catfish;
  • mild focal infiltration - in musculature underlying epidermis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Columnaris

  • Enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC)

  • Motile Aeromonas septicemia (MAS)

  • Other bacterial diseases of catfish

  • Management of catfish bacterial diseases

  • References