Aspergillosis in the coral sea fan Gorgonia ventalina. In the Caribbean ond offshore USA the sea fan coral species Gorgonia ventalina is undergoing an epizootic due to Aspergillus sydowii infection. This species of Aspergillus is also known to be ass

Aspergillosis in the coral sea fan Gorgonia ventalina. In the Caribbean ond offshore USA the sea fan coral species Gorgonia ventalina is undergoing an epizootic due to Aspergillus sydowii infection. This species of Aspergillus is also known to be associated with food contamination and for opportunistic infection in humans.Taken in San Salvador, Bahamas. Bar represents 5cm. This sea fan was heavily colonized by algae.A -tumours and galls B -lesion C -purplingGalls are composed of axial skeleton and scl
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