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Necropsy of a 26 inch Aka Matsuba

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Necropsy of a 26 inch Aka Matsuba

Introduction This Aka Matsuba died with no warning. All other fish in the pond appeared healthy. There were no external lesions or evidence of trauma. We performed a parasitology scan. We ran a mineral analysis of the pond water. This analysis returns concentrations of 16 trace elements, including heavy metals, with resolution in parts per million (ppm). It also returns acidity and hardness.  Our client requested necropsy and histopathology to determine cause of death. A necropsy is an autopsy on an animal. The histopathology looks for abnormalities in tissues. It is important that the tissues have not been frozen. Freezing destroys...

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