Figure 2: Carcinus eastuarii Shell disease histological observation. A-B: mild shell lesions: epicuticle and exocuticle lesion with early (A) and advanced (B) endocuticle involment (25X); C-D: dorsal ulcers: epicuticle and procuticle loss (C) showing hemocytes and nodule formation (arrowhead) (D) (30X). Insert: Gram staining shows Gram negative bacteria within the lesion (40X). Ec: epicuticle, Ex: exocuticle; En: endocuticle .Ep:epithelia (*) haemocytes.
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