Flexibacter maritimus, casual agent of flexibacteriosis in marine fish
reportposted on 2014-05-21, 00:00 authored by Ysabel Santos, Francisco Pazos, Juan L. Barja
In Europe, Flexibacter rnaritiinus has been isolated from Dover sole (Solea solea), sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax), turbot (Scophthalmtls maximus), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), and coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). In Japan, the disease has been reported from red sea bream (Pagrus major), black sea bream (Acanthopagrus schlegeli), and Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceous). Recently, F. maritimus has been isolated in Southern California, USA, from white sea bass (Atractoscion nobilis), Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax), and northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax).
Revised by ID Leaflet No. 70, S. R. M. Jone and L. Madsen, in 2019.
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