Turkish scientists have found a new species of micro organism that may trigger ailments in rainbow trout.
Soner Altun, a veterinary professor at Bursa Uludağ University, and his workforce found the bacterium, Pseudomonas sivasensis.
Altun mentioned Turkey has one of many highest capacities for rainbow trout farming in Europe.
He added that to make sure the sustainability of trout farming, the elements inflicting the illness must be decided and safety and management measures must be taken accordingly.
The discovery of Pseudomonas sivasensis was printed within the scientific journal, Systematic and Applied Microbiology, Altun mentioned.
“The micro organism was named Pseudomonas sivasensis after collaboration with Spanish researchers,” he added.
He underlined that efforts had been ongoing to determine and title totally different species of micro organism that trigger diseases in farmed fish to develop and administer vaccines.