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A study of Zoea-2 Syndrome in hatcheries in India, part 2

Indian shrimp hatcheries have experienced larval mortality in the zoea-2 stage, with molt deterioration and resulting in heavy mortality. Authors considered biotic and abiotic factors. Part 2 describes results of their study. 

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Study: TSV exposure may lessen YHV effects in white shrimp

Since Taura syndrome virus was in the Americas when yellow head virus become pandemic in Asia, it is possible TSV prevented shrimp in the Western Hemisphere from infection by materials from Asia containing YHV. To test this idea, the authors 

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New WSSV, TSV genotypes identified in Saudi Arabia

To determine origins of White Spot Syndrome Virus and Taura Syndrome Virus in Saudi Arabia, authors performed genotyping studies and found a new genotype in each of the isolates collected. 

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New procedure controls TSV in white shrimp

The authors have established a procedure to reduce the impacts of Taura Syndrome Virus in the culture of Pacific white shrimp. The procedure focuses on avoiding the molting process of shrimp by limiting culture conditions.