NC_016510:4343 Flavobacterium columnare ATCC 49512 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Flavobacterium columnare; Flavobacterium; Flavobacteriaceae; Flavobacteriales; Bacteroidetes; Bacteria
General Information: Isolated in 1987 from a skin lesion of a brown trout fry in France. Fish pathogen. Purified genomic DNA obtained from ATCC 49512 F. columnare is considered ubiquitous in the warmwater aquatic environment, and it is the causative agent of columnaris disease in fish. Columnaris disease is common throughout the world and infects most species of freshwater fish, including aquaculture species, wild fish populations, and ornamental fish.