News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Rita M. Redman

Health & Welfare

EMS/AHPNS: Infectious disease caused by bacteria

Studies by the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory identified the causative agent for AHPNS as a unique strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria that can produce toxins responsible for the primary pathology in affected shrimp.