12. Carp and Minnow 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.ch12

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) Carp and Minnow Bacterial Diseases, in Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch12

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:

  • carp and minnow bacterial diseases;
  • carp and goldfish culture (family Cyprinidae) - oldest known type of aquaculture;
  • common carp scaled and mirror varieties - koi carp and goldfish species affected by atypical A. salmonicida;
  • atypical A. salmonicida - short Gram negative nonmotile bacillus;
  • epizootiology of atypical A. salmonicida - similar in most fish species;
  • infections of atypical A. salmonicida achromogens - role in aquaculture and wild fish populations;
  • cyprinid bacterial disease management;
  • virulence of atypical A. salmonicida - and paracrystaline outer membrane A-layer protein;
  • MAS infections Pseudomonas sp. and columnaris - good management practices and reduced environmental stress

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Atypical nonmotile aeromonas infections

  • Other bacterial diseases of cyprinids

  • Management of cyprinid bacterial diseases

  • References