Diseases of penaeid shrimps in the Philippines
The manual provides information on the diseases that affect the 3 major species of shrimps cultured in the Philippines: Penaeus monodon, P. merguiensis and P. indicus. It includes the common name of the disease, causative agent, species affected, stages affected, gross signs, effects on the host and methods of prevention and treatment. This revised edition includes newly discovered diseases. It is hoped that the manual will be of considerable help to shrimp farmers in identifying the disease and lead to prevention or early disease diagnosis and control.
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Lavilla-Pitogo, C. R., Lio-Po, G. D., Cruz-Lacierda, E. R., Alapide-Tendencia, E. V., & De la Peña, L. D. (2000). Diseases of penaeid shrimps in the Philippines. (2nd ed.). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
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