Query: NC_016001:905164 Flavobacterium branchiophilum, complete genome Lineage: Flavobacterium branchiophilum; Flavobacterium; Flavobacteriaceae; Flavobacteriales; Bacteroidetes; Bacteria General Information: Flavobacterium branchiophilum strain FL-15 has been isolated from a diseased sheatfish (Silurus glanis) in Hungary Members of the genus Flavobacterium occur in a variety of ecological niches and represent an interesting diversity of life styles. Flavobacterium branchiophilum is the main causative agent of bacterial gill disease, a severe condition affecting various cultured freshwater fish species worldwide, in particular salmonids in Canada and Japan.
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General Information: Flavobacterium psychrophilum JIP02/86 (ATCC 49511) is a virulent strain. Flavobacterium psychrophilum cause cold water disease in salmon and trout. This bacterium causes septicemia in young fish (rainbow trout fry syndrome) and extensive lesions in adult fish. There is a high rate of mortality associated with these diseases with considerable economic impact for the aquaculture industry.