Isolation, Identification and Biochemical Characterization of Vibrios Species from Shrimp Hatcheries near Pondicherry Coast, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. Vishnu Kiran Manam 1 and Dr. G. Sumathi 2. / 1 Microbiology Division, Dr Yellapragada Lifesciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; 2 Department of Microbiology, Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Medical Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
I. INTRODUCTIONVibrios have emerged as a major problem affecting shrimp culture across the world. The Outbreaks and mass mortalities of vibrios in hatcheries and grow out ponds of shrimp have been reported across many regions (Couch 1978; Overstreet 1978; Lightner 1983, 1985, 1988, 1996; Sindermann 1990; Ruangpan and Kitao 1991, 1992; Chen et al. 1992; Yang et al. 1992; de la Pena et al. 1993; Jir...