Fish Parasitic Diseases

The majority of the fish parasites which cause disease in fish include protozoal parasites.  Typically, these parasites are present in large numbers either on the surface of the fish, within the gills, or both. When they are present in the gills, they cause problems with respiration and death will commonly occur when additional stressors are present in the aquatic environment.  

Protozoal parasites on the skin, fins or scales only, (i.e., not affecting the gills) usually do not result in death, unless they are accompanied by a secondary bacterial infection. These include species found on external surfaces and species found in specific organs. Most protozoa have direct life cycles, but the myxosporidia require an invertebrate intermediate host.

  • Aquatic Pathobiology
  • Fish parasites and humans
  • Freshwater parasites and biological invasions
  • Ich: The Most Common Parasite
  • Effects of Parasites on Fish Health
  • Integrated management of parasite infections in tropical aquaculture

Related Conference of Fish Parasitic Diseases

October 12-13, 2020

35th World Congress on Immunology

London, UK
October 12-13, 2020

International Conference on Vaccine and Vaccine Research

Manila, Philippines
October 14-15, 2020

13th International Conference on Allergy & Immunology

Zurich, Switzerland
October 15-16, 2020

4th International Conference on Mass Spectrometry

Cape Town, South Africa
October 19-20, 2020

2nd World Conference on Vaccine and Immunology

Helsinki, Finland
October 26-27, 2020

13th Global Summit on Immunology and Cell Biology

Amsterdam, Netherlands
October 26-27, 2020

10th International Conference on Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases

Cape Town, South Africa
October 28-29, 2020

12th Annual Conference on Clinical Immunology

Dubai, UAE
October 29-30, 2020

International Conference on HIV and AIDS

Cape Town, South Africa
November 02-03, 2020

36th International Conference on Immunology

Rome, Italy
November 05-06, 2020

4th Annual Summit on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs

Paris, France
November 18-19, 2020

International Conference on Immunology & Immunotherapies

Bangkok, Thailand
December 07-08, 2020

8th World Summit on Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Prague, Czech Republic

Fish Parasitic Diseases Conference Speakers