Vannamei shrimp breeding stock destroyed amid diseases onslaught
MetadataShow full item record
Dagupan City - The experimental culture of vannamei shrimps (Penaeus vannamei) in the country hit a snag when the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources decided to destroy its stock breeders which were found afflicted with diseases. Representatives from BFAR, and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center and the Fisheries and Aquacultural Board destroyed some 900 surviving breeders of vannamei (white shrimps) at the BFAR research center here. The shrimps were brought from Hawaii by the Agrifisheries World Inc. (AWI) in December last year. Seafdec recommended the plan after tests showed that the vannamei breeders were positive of the infectious hypodermal and haemaropoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) and hepatoprancreatic parvo virus (HPV).
Sotelo-Fuertes, Y. (2005, April 14). Vannamei shrimp breeding stock destroyed amid diseases onslaught. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A18.
- Philippine Daily Inquirer 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
June 23, 2016, on page A11)The Department of Agriculture (DA) celebrates its 118th Anniversary with its vital role in nation building more marked than ever. Mandated to promote agricultural and fisheries development and growth, the DA has been at ...
Fernandez, Mylene V. (SunStar Philippines,
July 8, 2000, on page 1-3)Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Cesar Drilon lauded Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center's (SEAFDEC) tremendous contribution to the upliftment of livelihood of fisherfolks in the country. In his keynote ...
Padilla, Raj (Panay News,
July 13, 2005, on page 1-17)This southern Philippines city takes center stage today as the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) holds a regional consultation on fisheries concerns at the Iloilo Business Hotel. World-renowned scientists ...