Bacterial black spot disease of shrimp (Metapenaeus monoceros) in Bangladesh

Y.S.A. Khan, A. Hakim, H. Zamal, N. Anwar


The black spot disease which causes extensive mortality of shirmp. Metapenaeus monoceros in Bangladesh has been studied from January to December 1981. The disease was caused by a Pathogenic bacteria, Pseudomonas sp. The sensitivity of this bacterium to four antibiotics was tested and tetracycline was found to be most effective in controlling this disease in shrimps


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