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Health & Welfare

Low-salinity culture water controls Vibrios in shrimp postlarvae

In a survey of Vibrio concentrations in white shrimp postlarvae at two inland farms, hatchery postlarvae were acclimated in water with salinity reduced from 30 and 5 ppt to 2 ppt at the farms. One farm stocked postlarvae in nursery 

Health & Welfare

Field diagnostic tools for pathogenic vibrios

Since Vibrio samples often degrade during transport, the authors analyzed nucleic acids (FTA) cards as a simplified, shelf-stable collection method for the preservation of genetic material from water samples.