What is Vibrio and how does it affect aquaculture?
Shrimp aquaculture industry is beset by disease, mostly due to bacteria (especially the luminous Vibrio harveyi) and viruses. Vibriosis is a bacterial disease responsible for mortality of cultured shrimp worldwide as the bacteria species is Prevalant throughout the world.
Commonly observed signs in the disease include Tail necrosis, shell disease, red disease, loose shell syndrome , and white gut disease. In aquaculture ponds, where animal and algal population densities are
very high, Vibrio numbers are also high compared to the open sea.
Luminescent Vibrio release exotoxins cause 80-100% mortality.
Why use Vibriocare?