Diseases of juvenile and adult mud crab Scylla spp. in the Philippines
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This manual aims to provide updated information on the diseases of mud crabs initially authored by Lavilla-Pitogo and dela Peña (2004). It includes the name of the disease, causative agent, stages affected, effects on mud crab and methods of prevention and control. Except for the infectious diseases caused by viruses, which can be detected through molecular methods, most of the diseases can be visually diagnosed. Photographs of the external and internal anatomy of a normal mud crab, including the different sexes and species are included to help readers differentiate a normal from a diseased mud crab.
A 30-page manual detailing the different diseases of mud crab and the corresponding prevention/control measures.
Tendencia, E. A., Cabilitasan, M. V. C., & Tobias-Quinitio, E. (2017). Diseases of juvenile and adult mud crab Scylla spp. in the Philippines. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
SeriesAquaculture extension manual; No. 64
30 pages : color illustrations.
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