Fish Diseases pp 193-197 | Cite as

Nephrocalcinosis of Rainbow Trout (Salmo gairdneri Richardson) in Freshwater; a Survey of Affected Farms

  • J. G. Harrison
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


Nephrocalcinosis in cultured rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) has been described by a number of authors since Wunder (1967); most recently by Harrison and Richards (1979). Landolt (1975) and others have compared nephrocalcinosis with visceral granuloma of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), and suggested that the two diseases may be species variants.


Rainbow Trout Brook Trout Renal Calcification Trash Fish Proliferative Kidney Disease 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. G. Harrison
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  1. 1.Unit of Aquatic PathobiologyStirling UniversityStirlingScotland

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