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(Botany) a variety of fungus
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Noun1.Saprolegnia - aquatic fungi growing chiefly on plant debris and animal remains
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
order Saprolegniales, Saprolegniales - order of chiefly aquatic fungi
Saprolegnia ferax, white fungus - a fungus that attacks living fish and tadpoles and spawn causing white fungus disease: a coating of white hyphae on especially peripheral parts (as fins)
water mold - parasitic or saprobic organisms living chiefly in fresh water or moist soil
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What are some of the diseases to look out for as a fish farmer?There are several fish diseases but the deadly ones include fungal infections that saprolegnia, itch disease and pop eye.Farmers also need to be very vigilant when transferring fish from one country to another because of the current threat of tilapia lake virus.
Hintz, "New approaches for controlling saprolegnia parasitica, the causal agent of a devastating fish disease," Tropical Life Sciences Research, vol.
It was possible to isolate and identify seven major fungal genera; these were penicillium, Rhizopus, Mucor, Tricophyton, Saprolegnia, Alternaria and Microsporum.
Additionally, the fate of spottail darter eggs is influenced by (1) egg infection by water molds such as Saprolegnia (Bruno et al.
Aislamiento de Saprolegnia y hongos Saprolegniales por la "tecnica de microvacuum".
Morphological and biochemical alterations of oomycete fish pathogen Saprolegnia parasitica as affected by salinity, ascorbic acid and their synergistic action.
A major problem for the aquaculture industry is a fungus (Saprolegnia spp.) that attaches to fish eggs and kills them before they hatch.
In vitro and in vivo studies in animal models demonstrate promising activities of the crude extracts (ethanolic, water, benzene, and methanol) of AL rhizomes as well as its major constituents ([beta]-eudesmol, atractylodin, hinesol, atractylon, atractykochromene, and quinone) on cancers, inflammation, fever and pain, gastrointestinal system, nervous system, cardiovascular system, and various microorganisms (Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Candida albicans, Rhodotorula glutinis, and Saprolegnia).
The omega-3 desaturase gene sequences obtained from NCBI were AB118663 (Lachancea kluyveri SK-FAD3), AB182163.1 (Mortierella alpina),KF433065(Mortierella alpina ATCC32222), HQ612176 (Mortierella alpina),andAY373823.1 (Saprolegnia diclina).
[12.] Zahran E and E Rish Protective role of adjuvant and potassium permanganate on oxidative stress response of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) challenged with Saprolegnia ferax.