Common Eye Disorders in Fish
Eye Disorders In Fishes
Eye disorders in fishes can be due to disease, infections, or injury.
Symptoms and Types
These disorders can cause the eye(s) of the affected fish to display any of the following symptoms:
A fish’s eye is usually examined with a penlight or a flashlight. These are used to ascertain whether the problem is within the eye or in the area surrounding it.
Eye injuries usually occur during shipping and handling, especially if the fish is struggling. Blood in the eye, however, is generally due to infection or injury.
There are many common eye disorders affecting the fishes. The three main eye disorders in fishes are:
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
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