Fish diagnostic services available at SEAFDEC
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Alarmed by the diseases decimating the shrimp and fish species in your fishponds? Then seek the diagnostic services of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo. The Fish Health Section of SEAFDEC AQD is now accepting samples of shrimp larvae, juveniles and adults for detection of the destructive white spot syndrome virus (WSSV). Similarly, samples of grouper (lapu-lapu), seabass (apahap), milkfish (bangus), red snapper (maya-maya) and other marine finfish are now accepted for detection of viral nervous necrosis (VNN) and iridovirus.
Fernandez, R. A. (2001, December 16). Fish diagnostic services available at SEAFDEC. The Philippine Star, p. 27.
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