Bacterial shell disease of crustaceans
reportposted on 2014-05-21, 00:00 authored by B. Austin, D. J. Alderman
First described by Hess (1937). Occurs in all environments at all temperatures, where commercial crustaceans are reared; economically significant in southern European areas of the USSR. Highly contagious; rate of infection for Homarus americanus and Pontogammarus robustoides recorded as 0% to 72% in four months and 72% to 90% in five days, respectively.
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