White spot viral disease in penaeid shrimp-a review

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Sangamaheswaran, A.P. ; Jeyaseelan, M.J.P. (2001)
  • Journal: Naga, volume 24, issue 3-4, pages 16-22
  • Subject: Aquaculture | Viral diseases, Shrimp culture, Disease transmission, Diagnosis
    • jel: jel:Q00
    mesheuropmc: viruses | fungi | animal structures

The white spot viral disease in penaeid shrimp affects the development of the global shrimp industry. This paper reviews the viruses that cause the disease, the transmission of the virus, diagnosis and preventive measures.
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