Isolation of Aeromonas salmonicida from masu salmon in the Republic of Korea.

J. L. Fryer, Ronald Hedrick, J. W. Park, Y. C. Hah

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The isolation and identification of the Gram-negative fish pathogen, Aeromonas salmonicida salmonicida, from masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) at the Yang Yang Salmon Hatchery in the Republic of Korea is described. The bacterium possessed certain characteristics in common with isolates from fish in Japan. It is an important cause of mortality among cultured salmonids in the Republic of Korea. This is the first report of this fish pathogen from the Asian mainland.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-365
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Wildlife Diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes


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  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology

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