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Fig 2. Amyloodinium ocellatum on the gills (a-c) and skin (d) of young tilapia. Pathological alterations of tissues, SEM.
Amyloodinium ocellatum

(Dinoflagellida)

a - swelling of gill filaments and fusion of respiratory lamellae.
b - erosion of gill epithelium of the site of parasite attachment.
c - lesion on the surface of gill epithelium after detachment of parasite.
d - degeneration of epithelial cells and concentration of bacteria at the site of parasite attachment.

 



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