Authors as Published

Stephen A. Smith, Professor, Aquatic Medicine/Fish Health, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and Michael H. Schwarz, Director, Extension Specialist, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia

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Trichodina spp. are a group of dorsal-ventrally flattened oval ciliated protozoan parasites of marine and freshwater species of finfish. A readily distinguishable characteristic of these organisms is the presence of a prominent denticular or “tooth-like” internal cytoskeleton ring.

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Publication Date

February 22, 2019