Review of shrimp diseases in Asia

Scientists from Thailand has written a review summarizing recent information about new and newly emerging diseases of cultured shrimp in Asia and discussing the biosecurity lapses that led to the current shrimp production crisis. Diseases discussed in this paper are, for example, acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND), hepatopancreatic microsporidiosis (HPM), hepatopancreatic haplosporidiosis (HPH), aggregated transformed microvilli (ATM) and covert mortality disease (CMD).

This review is published in Aquaculture.

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Ref: Thitamadee, S., Prachumwat, A., Srisala, J., Jaroenlak, P., Salachan, P.V., Sritunyalucksana, K., Flegel, T.W. and Itsathitphaisarn, O. (2016). Review of current disease threats for cultivated penaeid shrimp in Asia. Aquaculture, 452, 69-87.

 

Posted on 3 March 2016.