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Table 1 Location and size of oral and skin masses in affected sturgeons

From: Mycobacterium chelonae associated with tumor-like skin and oral masses in farmed Russian sturgeons (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii)

Case # Lesion # Location Lesion size Histological severity ZN Culture
1 1 Caudal fin Small Mild Negative Negative
2 1 Mouth Medium Moderate Negative Negative
3 1 Mouth Large Severe Positive Positive
4a 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Positive
  2 Caudal fin Medium Moderate Negative Negative
  3 Pectoral fin Medium Severe Negative Positive
5 1 Pectoral fin Medium Severe Negative Negative
6 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Positive
7a 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Positive
  2 Pectoral fin Large Moderate Negative Negative
8 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Positive
9 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Positive
10a 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Positive
  2 Caudal fin Medium Moderate Negative Negative
11 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Negative
12 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Negative
13a 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Negative
  2 Pectoral fin Medium Moderate Negative Negative
14 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Negative
15 1 Mouth Large Severe Negative Negative
  1. aSturgeons with multiple lesions.