ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Shaoli Yang , Zhen Su and Xudong Jiao
1Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai, China.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2013;7(Spl. Edn.: November):805-808
© The Author(s). 2013
Received: 27/09/2013 | Accepted: 04/11/2013 | Published: 30/11/2013

Histopathological findings associated with fin ulcer syndrome of turbot larvae in China were reported. Turbot larvae with whitish and ulcerate fins, as well as anorexia with reddish viscera were sampled. By pathological observation, we found that pathological changes occurred in various tissues of the affected fish, such as fin, kidney, spleen and liver, causing focal degeneration and necrosis. Infiltration of red cells was noted within infected tissues, especially the spleen. These findings suggest that the pathogen agent is highly destructive, and capable of developing systemic infection.


Histopathology, degeneration, turbot

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