Zoology & Medicine
A protozoan of the phylum Sporozoa.
- It has been known that fish contaminated with sporozoans would frequently suffer from excessive softening.
- Most sporozoans are intracellular parasites or at least part of their life-cycle takes place inside a host cell.
- Such sporozoan infections are usually unresponsive to treatment and diseased fish should be removed from the tank.
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