Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Stick Disease

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4352
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Disease due to lernaeid  copepods. The female or the long egg sacks of this crustacean parasite appear like sticks, when protruding from the gills along the fish’s body.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany