What are the biosecurity risks on prawn farms? How do we prevent disease?

Prawn farming is a highly risky business. When disease strikes, it spreads rapidly, and can kill large numbers of stock. What are some ways to mitigate the risks?

My colleage, Dr Giana Bastos Gomes, has prepared an article (see article link for details).

Biosecurity risks in prawn farms.pdf

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Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh
DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPh (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, CMAVA, NATA Signatory.
Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist
THE FISH VET, Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA.
Mobile Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
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