15. Striped Bass 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.ch15

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) Striped Bass Bacterial Diseases, in Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch15

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:

  • striped bass bacterial diseases;
  • mycobacteriosis and nocardiosis;
  • bacteria infecting striped bass - being saprophytic facultative;
  • mycobacteriosis in the wild - and in cultured marine and freshwater fish;
  • clinical signs in fish infected with Mycobacterium spp. or Nocardia sp. – similar regardless of fish species;
  • Mycobacterium marinum, photochromogen forming yellow to orange;
  • Mycobacterium spp. - diseases of fish possessing basic characteristics of genus;
  • mycobacteriosis impact on wild fish populations - poorly understood;
  • genotypic variation determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) for identifying pathogen;
  • photobacteriosis major disease problem - in mariculture communities in United States

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mycobacteriosis and nocardiosis

  • Photobacteriosis (Pasteurellosis)

  • Other bacterial diseases of striped bass

  • Management of striped bass bacterial disease

  • References