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- Kishimoto, Yoshiki, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Aquaculture 2012 v.326-329 pp. 15-19
- parasitoses; oral administration; blood; flukes; adults; praziquantel; miracidia; infection; tuna; disease control; control methods; eggs; mortality; Schistosoma; fish culture; heart ventricle; animal growth; Thunnus orientalis; fish diseases; gills; Japan
- ... Aquaculture of tuna has shown exponential growth in the recent years. In association with the global development of tuna aquaculture, problems with parasitic infections have arisen. Among the parasites found in cultured tuna, blood flukes are considered to be a significant threat as their eggs accumulate in the gills and interfere with the gas exchange process. To date, two species of blood fluke ...