Aphanomyces astaci Assembly and Gene Annotation
About Aphanomyces astaci
Crayfish plague, Aphanomyces astaci, is a water mold that infects crayfish, most notably the European Astacus which dies within a few weeks of being infected. When experimentally tested, species from Australia, New Guinea and Japan were also found to be susceptible to the infection.
General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia.