Shrimp-breeding programs release only a small fraction of their genetic material when they sell seed to clients for grow-out. This protects their large investment in developing the stocks so clients return for their next batch of seed instead of breeding
J. A. Brock
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing demonstrated that Penaeus monodon offspring derived from founder shrimp collected from the Indo-Pacific region had genomic infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis-related DNA sequences that reacted with OIE-listed IHHN virus diagnostic primers.