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

WSSV

Health & Welfare

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. 

Health & Welfare

Effective management of WSSV in shrimp

As research on WSSV continues, commonsense steps can lessen the potential impacts of white spot syndrome virus on shrimp-farming operations. 

Health & Welfare

Red hogweed fights WSSV, promotes growth in tiger shrimp

A study carried out with the herb punarnava showed that it has antiviral properties in resisting WSSV infection and holds potential to promote growth in tiger shrimp. Increased survival was related to higher dosages.