Joint experiments being run at C Abdul Hakeem College, Vellore

Drs Hauton and Smith visited CAHC in Vellore during August to take part in joint WSSV-infection trials with Dr Sahul Hameed and his research team. Studies compared the mortality in the white shrimp Penaeus vannameiand the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergiiwhen infected with a new strain of WSSV isolated in India (Sahul Hameed et al., in press. Journal of Fish Diseases). During this week visit, the team participated in an International Seminar on Disease of Aquatic Animals that was attend by Dr S. Felix from Tamil Nadu Fisheries University who gave the Inaugural Address.


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