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SSO disease of oysters caused by Haplosporidium costale

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posted on 2014-05-21, 00:00 authored by Susan E. Ford

H. costale inhibits the growth of infected oysters and kills them one to two months after infections become histologically detectable. The parasite can kill 20 to 50% of oysters in an affected population annually.


This is a revision and update of Identification Leaflet 38, original by Jay D. Andrews.

History

Issue

39

Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee

  • ASG

Published under the auspices of the following ICES Expert Group or Strategic Initiative

WGPDMO

Series

ICES Identification Leaflets for Diseases and Parasites in Fish and Shellfish

Series Editor/s

Stephen Feist

ISBN

978-87-7482-092-5

ISSN

0109-2510

Recommended citation

Ford, S. B. 2011. SSO disease of oysters caused by Haplosporidium costale. ICES Identification Leaflets for Diseases and Parasites in Fish and Shellfish, No. 39. 4 pp. https://doi.org/10.17895/ices.pub.5210

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