Developing shrimp populations resistant to white spot virus in Colombia

Photo credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The facility shown in the inserted picture belongs to the Corporación Centro de Investigación de la Acuacultura de Colombia (Colombian Aquaculture Research Center, CENIACUA) located in Punta Canoa, Bolívar Department, Colombia. A selective-breeding program to develop resistant populations of white-leg shrimp …

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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. http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Stress-tests-for-the-postlarvae-of-whiteleg-shrimp.pdf

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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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