There has been a progressive increase in the number of new bacterial taxa associated with fish diseases, with examples including Pasteurella skyensis and Francisella noatunensis and the emergence of so-called unculturables, e.g. Candidatus, intact cells of which have been observed in diseased tissue but culture has not yet been achieved.
KeywordsBacterial Taxon Fish Pathogen Disease Situation Coral Pathogen Weakened Host
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