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March 29, 2015

India

Research—White Patch Disease

 

Shrimp News recently reported on a new bacterial disease called “white patch disease” that was causing serious problems in India.

 

Here’s the link to the research report on which that report was based:

 

Bacterial White Patch Disease Caused by Bacillus cereus, A New Emerging Disease in Semi Intensive Culture of Litopenaeus vannamei.

 

Sources: 1. The Shrimp List (a mailing list for shrimp farmers).  Subject: Shrimp disease in the World Bacterial White Patch Disease caused by Bacillus cereus.  Juan Aguirre (email jxaguirre58@yahoo.com)March 27, 2015.  2. Aquaculture.  Bacterial White Patch Disease Caused by Bacillus cereus, A New Emerging Disease in Semi Intensive Culture of Litopenaeus vannamei.  S. Velmurugan, P. Palanikumar, P. Velayuthani, M.B.S. Donio, M. Michael Babu, C. Lelin, S. Sudhakar and T. Citarasu (email citarasu@gmail.com, Centre for Marine Science and Technology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Rajakkamangalam, Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu, India 629502.  In Press, Available Online March 24, 2015.

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