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2011 (Vol. 2, Issue: 5)
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A Review of Some Viral, Neoplastic, Environmental and Nutritional Diseases of African Fish

J.F.N. Abowei, O.F. Briyai and S.E. Bassey
Corresponding Author:  Abowei Jasper 

Key words:  African fish diseases, environmental, neoplastic, nutritional, unknown etiology, virus,
Vol. 2 , (5): 227-235
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2011 July, 26 2011 September, 25 2011 November, 25

A review of some viral, neoplastic, environmental and nutritional diseases of African fish was carried out to educate fish famers on some likely challenges faced and their management processes n culture fisheries. The virus disease: Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis (IPN), Virus Hemorrhagic Septicemia, Carp Spring Viraemia (CSV) and Lymphocystis virus; Neoplastic fish diseases: Malignant Tumor and Benign Tumors; Disease of unknown etiology: Broken Head Disease and Open belly disease; Naturally occurring cases; Environmental fish diseases: Depletion of dissolved oxygen, temperature, exteme pH, mechanical trauma. Nutritional fish diseases: Deficiency in Essential Amino Acid (EAA), Feed proteins known to contain toxic amino acids and remedies for anti nutritional factors are areas reviewed.
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J.F.N. Abowei, O.F. Briyai and S.E. Bassey, 2011. A Review of Some Viral, Neoplastic, Environmental and Nutritional Diseases of African Fish.  British Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2(5): 227-235.
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