fish fungus


Definition of fish fungus

1 : a water mold (Saprolegnia ferax) that attacks living fish especially when crowded in hatcheries or aquariums
2 : a reddish fungus (Clathrocystis roseopersicina) sometimes appearing on salted codfish

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“Fish fungus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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