Joseph, Selvin and Huxley, A J and Lipton, A P (2004) Immunomodulatory potential of marine secondary metabolites against bacterial diseases of shrimp. Aquaculture, 230 (1-4). pp. 241-248.
Shrimp disease management using bioactive marine secondary metabolites (MSMs) was developed as a package of practice for the sustainable shrimp farming. Therefore, the effect of MSMs on the host defense factors of shrimp was evaluated in the present study. Findings indicated that Ulva diet significantly increase the defense factors such as haemogram, agglutination index, phagocytic rate, bacterial clearance and serum bactericidal activity of treated shrimps over the control group. Based on the gut bacterial load, Ulva diet was considered as proactive drug whereas Dendrilla diet was determined as a curative agent.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||marine secondary metabolite; bacterial disease; shrimp disease; Penaeus monodon; Dendrill nigra; Ulva fasciata|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||28 Oct 2010 15:36|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2014 11:28|
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