Merck Manual

Please confirm that you are a health care professional

honeypot link
Cryptocaryon, pygmy angelfish (Centropyge argi)
<i >Cryptocaryon</i>, pygmy angelfish (<i >Centropyge argi</i>)<i ></i>
Cryptocaryon, pygmy angelfish (Centropyge argi)

    First part: Video of microscopic examination of gill biopsy sample from a pygmy angelfish (Centropyge argi). Cryptocaryon trophonts are seen both free of the gill and encysted in the gill tissue. Unstained wet mount; magnification, 40× and 100×. Second part: Video of microscopic examination of skin mucus from the same fish, with Cryptocaryon trophonts seen. Unstained wet mount; magnification, 40× and 100×.

Courtesy of Dr. Denise Petty.

In these topics
Parasitic Diseases of Fish