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Ultraviolet-B radiation and the immune response of rainbow trout: Chapter 18

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David L. Fabacher, Edward E. Little, S.B. Jones, E.C. DeFabo, and L.J. Webber, 1994, Ultraviolet-B radiation and the immune response of rainbow trout: Chapter 18: SOS Publications.

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As part of a larger study on global climate change and ozone depletion we are investigating the effects of ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation on fishes. We conducted a number of experiments to explore the possible effects of UVB radiation on the immune response of juvenile rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. In one study, the fish developed sunburn and fungal infection on the dorsal skin after exposure to levels of UVB that simulated ambient solar UVB levels observed at mid-latitudes. In a separate study, UVB-exposed rainbow trout with surgically administered dorsal lesions developed fungal infection on the lesions and surrounding skin. Many of these fish subsequently died within a 9 day exposure period. Fish with surgical lesions, but not [...]

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conferenceModulators of Fish Immune Response
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