Contact: Brian Lin
University of British Columbia
Caption: Left: This is an oyster covered in green lesions caused by Denman Island disease. Right: This is a close-up look at the Mikrocytos mackini parasite.
Credit: UBC/Department of Fisheries and Oceans
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