Tag Archive: WSSV

May 21 2015

Prior stocking stress tests for the whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

This 2-slide bite addresses a quality control procedures which are commonly used prior to the stocking of whiteleg shrimp post larvae in grow-out ponds. The rationality of the tests as well as the common ones are included. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Stress-tests-for-the-postlarvae-of-whiteleg-shrimp.pdf”]

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Sep 14 2014

Intensive shrimp culture under greenhouses in Ecuador

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) In the late 1990s, shrimp production in Ecuador was severely affected by the White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) that caused a drastic decrease in shrimp production and so in the value of exported shrimp. The significant contribution of shrimp exports to …

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