13. Eel 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.ch13

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) Eel Bacterial Diseases, in Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch13

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:

  • eel bacterial diseases;
  • Edwardsiella tarda, cosmopolitan bacteria - in natural and freshwater culture facilities;
  • Edwardsiellosis subacute to chronic diseases - cultured eels channel catfish and other fish species;
  • diseases known as hepatonephritis in eel;
  • E. tarda, implicated in salmonid infections;
  • clinical signs of E. tarda infections - differing slightly between locality and fish species;
  • Japanese eel infected with Edwardsiella tarda;
  • E. tarda main source - intestinal content of carrier aquatic animals catfish and eels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Edwardsiellosis

  • Red spot disease

  • Other bacterial diseases of eel

  • Management of eel bacterial diseases

  • References