Incidence of white muscle disease, a viral like disease associated with mortalities in hatchery reared postlarvae of the giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) from the south east coast of India

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 postlarvae of the giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) from the south east coast of India. Aquaculture Research, 36. pp. 311-316.

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    Abstract

    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. Infec ted postlarvae (PL) exhibited clinical symptoms with lethargy, anorexia and whitening of abdominal muscles and the disease was identified as white muscle disease (WMD).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: white muscle disease; viral disease; mortality; hatchery reared postlarvae; giant freshwater prawn; Macrobrachium rosenbergii; south east coast of India
    Subjects: Fish Diseases
    Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2011 11:12
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:40
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6887

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