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Characterization and Identi cation of Aeromonas salmonicida sub sp. salmonicida Isolated from Fresh Water Fish Clarias batrachus

Windi Andhini, Sudarno, Rahayu Kusdarwati and Rozi

Department of Management of Fish Health and Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Campus C Mulyorejo Surabaya – 60115, Indonesia

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal November 2019 : 96 (11) - pages 50 to 52
(Received: April, 2019, Accepted: July, 2019)


Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida is an important pathogen in cat sh aquaculture and is responsible for the typical furunculosis. Total of 20 bacterial isolater from the cat  sh samples collected from  ve districts of East Java were biochemically and phenotypically characterized. Five out of 20 isolates were identi ed as A. salmonicida subsp. Salmonicida. This research also found phenotypic character diversity of isolate A. salmonicida subsp salmonicida with 75% - 96% of similarities

Key Words: Isolation, Aeromonas salmonicida, biochemical tests, Clarias batrachus

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