Vijayan, K K and Stalin Raj, V and Alavandi, S V and Sekar, V Thillai and Santiago, T C (2005) Incidence of white muscle disease, a viral like disease associated with mortalities in hatchery-reared post larvae of the giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) from the southeast coast of India. Aquaculture Research, 36 . pp. 311-316.
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Incidence of post-larval mortalities of 30-100% was reported from commercial freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) hatcheries in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu (south-eastern states of India) since 2001. Infected post larvae (PL) exhibited clinical symptoms with lethargy, anorexia and whitening of abdominal muscles and the disease was identified as white muscle disease (WMD).
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||white muscle disease (WMD); mortality; Macrobrachiumrosenbergii; postlarvae (PL); muscle opacity; Staphylococcus; India|
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||14 Dec 2010 18:00|
|Last Modified:||17 Jul 2012 11:36|
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