publication . Article . 2005

Fungal infection of culture shrimp in Bushehr, southern Iran

Hossein Khezri, P.;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
In an attempt to assess the shrimp culture management in the south of Iran, we collected samples of the cultured shrimp in two farms during the year 1999, and examined them macroscopically and microscopically. We identified 16 species of fungus infecting the shrimps mostly in outer body layers and the gills and also detected hemolymphatic infection with the fungus in a few cases. In all cases, the Penicillium species was the most abundant fungus and the ponds showed a significant difference in the amount of fungal flora contaminating them (p<0.05). We found that the contaminating fungus species were all opportunistic, appearing as a result of stress occurred to ...
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Medical Subject Headings: fungianimal structuresparasitic diseases
free text keywords: Aquaculture, Health, Penaus indicus; fungus; bushehr; Iran, Aquaculture, Health, Penaeus indicus, Fungus, Bushehr, Iran, lcsh:Agriculture, lcsh:S, lcsh:Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling, lcsh:SH1-691
Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
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