Research Center for Fish Diseases

For sustainable aquaculture and stock enhancement, the center promotes studies on disease prevention of aquatic animals.

Infection Control Group

Examination for sterilization efficacy of rearing water against Myxosporean parasite: Kudoa septempunctata (right). (left: Kudoa septempunctata)

Immunology Group

DNA microarray analysis of immune-related gene expression between fish species after the vaccination against red sea bream iridovirus (RSIV).

Etiology Group

Virus-infected fish cells (left) and uninfected fish cells (right). The left photo shows destruction of fish cell monolayer caused by virus infection

 Sampling Methods of Histopathology for Fish and Shellfish