Decapod Iridescent Virus (DIV1) - An Overview

  • Nirmala S.
  • Lloyd Chrispin C.
  • Anix Vivek Santhiya A.
Keywords: Virus, Crustacean, Aquaculture, DIV1

Abstract

Decapod Iridescent Virus (DIV1) belonging to the family iridoviridae, has huge impacts of crustacean farming industry especially shrimp industry. SHIV- shrimp haemocyte iridescent virus and CQIV- Cherax quadricarinatus iridovirus belongs to genus Decapodiridovirus mainly infects hematopoietic tissue and gills of shrimps and other crustaceans. This article strives to provide overview of the fatality of the virus over the crustaceans and its impact over global aquaculture industry.

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Author Biographies

Nirmala S.

Institute of Fisheries Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Dr. J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Vaniyanchavadi, Tamil Nadu (603 103), India

Lloyd Chrispin C.

Dept. of Fisheries Extension, Economics and Statistics, Dr. M.G.R Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Dr. J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Ponneri, Tamil Nadu, (601 204), India

Anix Vivek Santhiya A.

Dept. of Aquaculture, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Dr. J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu (628 008), India

Published
2020-05-30
How to Cite
[1]
S., N., C., L.C. and Santhiya A., A.V. 2020. Decapod Iridescent Virus (DIV1) - An Overview. Biotica Research Today. 2, 5 Spl. (May 2020), 365-366.
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