SSO disease of oysters caused by Haplosporidium costale
reportposted 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.
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