Dietary supplementation of Pediococcus pentosaceus enhances innate immunity, physiological health and resistance to Vibrio anguillarum in orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides)
Jian-Bin Huang 1, Yu-Chi Wu 1, Shau-Chi Chi*.
Department of Life Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
1. Introduction Grouper is an economically important fish species for aquaculture in Southeast Asian countries. Due to the intensive culture, groupers have been suffering from not only viral but also bacterial diseases, such as vibriosis, resulting in serious economic loss. Vibriosis is also known as fatal hemorrhagic septicemia, and the causative agents of vibriosis belong to the genus Vibrio, su...