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Title: White spot on brown trout
Description: The ciliated parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, more commonly known as white spot, can be seen on these trout. In large numbers the parasite can cause considerable tissue damage both to the skin and the gills.
Photographer: Roger Sweeting
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-08-19 14:18:16
Subject Keywords: white spot; Brown trout
Taxonomic Keywords: Salmonidae; Salmo trutta; ichthyophthirius multifiliis; Protozoa

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Sweeting, Roger [Photographer] (2016) White spot on brown trout [image] Freshwater Biological Association [publisher] Permalink:

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