Man-made diseases and disorders.
Excessive visceral fat deposits and pronounced lipoid degeneration of the liver in an over-fed sea bream grower (foci and larger areas of the liver parenchyma have been replaced by fatty tissue.)
Excessive visceral fat and pale, fatty liver result from overfeeding with high energy diets, especially during the cool seasons. Apart from inferior quality flesh, such fat sea bass are often immuno-compromised and are prone to suffer epizootics, such as vibriosis.
Author: Dr. Panos Varvarigos
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