Article Link: Managing velvet disease in marine fish hatcheries. Authors: Roberts-Thomson, Ashley. Journal: PhD Thesis, School of Molecular & Microbial Sciences, The University of Queensland. PDF Link Interesting that there’s a test for dino’s! Diagnosis of A. ocellatum has until recently relied on histology. To advance early detection of the parasite a PCR diagnostic was […]
Article Link: Fish invading dinoflagellates: a synopsis of existing and newly proposed genera. Authors: J. Lom Journal: Folia parasitol 28 (1981): 3-11. PDF Link Just quoting this nice description of Amyloodinium’s basic features. Notably, they have no chloroplasts, they do have thecal plates (armor). And at the time they were only known to be a […]
Check out A fisheye view of the tree of life. After you click over to the website, you can mouse over the different parts of the tree for solid answers to questions such as: What is a fish? Why are humans in the fish tree? What are googly-eyed fish? This is part of U.C. Berkeley’s excellent […]
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