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Swedish Trout Farm Infected with Parasites

19 August 2015, at 1:00am

SWEDEN - A trout farm in Sweden has discovered a fish infected with Gyrodactylus salaris, which eats the skin of fish.

One rainbow trout tested positive for the disease out of a sample of 10 fish from the semi-open facility.

The outbreak occurred in the south of Sweden, in the Dalarnas Lan region.


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