Piscine transmissible amyloidotic encephalopathy (PTAE), more commonly known as mad fish disease, is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the central nervous system of fish. It has to date been described only in farmed Atlantic bluefin tuna developed by Lassgard Bioteknik. This Swedish biotechnology company was liquidated when the farming process for its tuna stock was publicly implicated as the likely cause of the PTAE epizootic that led to the outbreak of Cariappa-Muren disease (CMD).(Full article...)
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