Download e-book for kindle: Biology of Marine Fungi by Lucia Bongiorni (auth.), Chandralata Raghukumar (eds.)

By Lucia Bongiorni (auth.), Chandralata Raghukumar (eds.)

The variety, ecological position and biotechnological purposes of marine fungi were addressed in different medical courses within the previous couple of years. This huge, immense spurt of data has ended in a dire want between scholars and execs alike for a resource, which incorporates complete reports of varied points of marine fungi. This e-book addresses this want, specifically because it is written through reputed marine mycologists. the newest info on themes together with molecular taxonomy and phylogeny, ecology of fungi in numerous marine habitats similar to deep sea, corals, useless- sea, fungi in severe marine environments and their biotechnological purposes is reviewed. The publication provides a accomplished resource of knowledge and research aimed toward marine fungi for researchers, academics and scholars of marine mycology.

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4 Infection in Mantis Shrimp by Mitosporic Fungi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Future Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 16 17 20 23 27 32 34 36 36 40 43 45 46 49 49 Abstract Fungal diseases are problematic in cultured fish and shellfish, their seeds, and sometimes wild marine animals.

2 2 Encysted spores more than 9 mm, parasitic on insect eggs . . . . . . . H. entomophaga 2 Encysted spores less than 9 mm, parasitic on crustaceans . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 Branched discharge tubes present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3 Branched discharge tubes absent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 4 Zoospores generally formed two or more deep in the discharge tubes. . .

According to Vishniac (1958) and Fuller et al. (1964), zoospores of H. milfordensis were monoplanetic and monomorphic. This fungus, however, has polyplanetic and polymorphic zoospores including primary and secondary types. H. philippinensis has a wide range of temperature requirement for its growth. Possibly owing to its tropical habitation, it could be tolerant even up to 36 C. This feature was different from that of H. milfordensis which could not grow at 35 C (Vishniac 1958). Haliphthoros milfoldensis infection was found in abalone, Haliotis sieboldii, temporarily held in aquaria with circulating sea water adjusted to 15 C by a cooling system in Japan (Hatai 1982).

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