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Egg saprolegniasis in a commercial sunshine bass hatchery

Fungal growth on the eggs caused by the water mold Saprolegnia spp. is an obstacle to the larval production of sunshine bass. This study confirmed that copper sulfate can be an economical and valuable resource in hatchery management for the control of saprolegniasis on sunshine bass eggs in McDonald jars. 

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