Historically, a host of epidemics affecting shrimp production used to change the demand - supply dynamics and set the trends in the global shrimp market. This year COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting human beings and their movements has impacted every segment in the chain of the shrimp business,Read More
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Pathology of EMS / AHPNS was explicitly described by Dr. DV Lightner of University of Arizona, in both P. monodon and P. vannamei and he informed that the pathology appeared to be limited to the hepatopancreas (HP). He described EMS / AHPNS as idiopathic since no specific disease causing agent (iRead More
For the purpose of detection and surveillance of EMS / AHPNS, the definition proposed by Prof Don Lightner, which relies mainly on histopathology of hepatopancreas may be employed along with the clinical signs. It is important that histological examination be carried out to confirm that suspectedRead More
An emerging disease known as early mortality syndrome (EMS) or acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS) has been recently causing significant losses in shrimp farms in China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand since 2009. The disease affects both black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon and PacificRead More
During the two day expert consultation, representatives from Vietnam, China, Malaysia and Thailand shared their experience on EMS. In Vietnam, the disease was observed since 2010, but the most widespread devastation due to EMS was reported since March 2011 in the Mekong Delta (South Vietnam). EMSRead More