Shrimp

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A new tool in the battle against decapod iridescent virus (DIV-1)

A new diagnostic tool that can detect a range of aquatic pathogens, including DIV-1, between two and four weeks before clinical signs are apparent to shrimp farmers, has recently been launched by Genics.



Genics' MultiPath technology is now being used in 23 countries and covers over 90 percent of all Australian shrimp / prawn producers



Dr Melony Sellars, CEO of the Australian company, talks to The Fish Site about shrimp pathogens, founding a startup and the wisdom of shrimp farmers.


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Prevention of White Feces Syndrome, White Gut Disease and White Muscle Disease in Shrimp

Shrimp culture tends to now be developed intensively with upgraded technology for a higher and successful production. On many occasions shrimp culture is affected by various diseases and experienced in the loss of crop or reduced the production level by various reasons, writes Mr. Prakash Chandra Behera, India.



Intensive and semi-intensive aquafarming accompanies several disease problems often due to opportunistic pathogens as evident from general aquaculture. High stocking densities, high food inputs, and other organic loads stimulate the selection and proliferation of opportunistic pathogens like bacteria, virus, fungi, protozoa etc.


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B. subtilis DSM33018 is able to degrade pirB and alleviates AHPND in Artemia

Early mortality syndrome (EMS) or acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND), is a penaeid shrimp disease that causes serious economic losses and significant mortality, up to 100%, in cultured shrimp species.