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1 April 1988 Isolation of Aeromonas salmonicida from Masu Salmon in the Republic of Korea
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The isolation and identification of the Gram-negative fish pathogen, Aeromonas salmonicida salmonicida, from masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) at the Yang Yang Salmon Hatchery in the Republic of Korea is described. The bacterium possessed certain characteristics in common with isolates from fish in Japan. It is an important cause of mortality among cultured salmonids in the Republic of Korea. This is the first report of this fish pathogen from the Asian mainland.

Fryer, Hedrick, Park, and Hah: Isolation of Aeromonas salmonicida from Masu Salmon in the Republic of Korea
J. L. Fryer, R. P. Hedrick, J. W. Park, and Y. C. Hah "Isolation of Aeromonas salmonicida from Masu Salmon in the Republic of Korea," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 24(2), 364-365, (1 April 1988). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-24.2.364
Received: 15 September 1987; Published: 1 April 1988
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