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Ichthyophthirius, gill, African cichlid
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Ichthyophthirius, gill, African cichlid

    Subgross photograph of a gill biopsy sample from a moribund African cichlid. Trophonts are easily observed, and the characteristic horseshoe-shaped nucleus can be seen in several of them. Unstained wet mount; original magnification, 40×.

Courtesy of Dr. Denise Petty.

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