Parasites of freshwater fishes; II, Protozoa 3. Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.
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Ichthyophthiriasis is probably the most serious disease of catfishes. Almost all cultured fishes are susceptible. Topics discussed are: (1) identification of the disease, (2) cause of the disease, (3) life cycle, (4) pathogenicity, (5) geographical distribution, and (6) control and treatment.