Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture

Queensland, Australia
24-28 November 2002


Managing Disease Risks Associated with Trade
Chris Baldock

Pond-Level Risk Factors for White Spot Disease Outbreaks
F. Corsin, J.F. Turnbull, C.V. Mohan, N.V. Hao and K.L. Morgan

Application of Epidemiology to Support Better Health Management in Black Tiger Shrimp Penaeus monodon Aquaculture: An Experience from India
P.A. Padiyar, M.J. Phillips, M. Primphon, P. Chanratchakool, B.V. Bhat, V.S. Rao and A. Cameron

Emerging and Trans-boundary Diseases

Ornamental Fish as Trans-Boundary Vectors of Viral Diseases
Ellen Ariel

Preliminary Molecular and Biological Characterization of Mourilyan Virus (MoV): A New Bunya-Related Virus of Penaeid Prawns
Jeff A. Cowley, Russell J. McCulloch, Kirsten M. Spann, Lee C. Cadogan and Peter J. Walker

Field Investigations on a Serious Disease Outbreak among Koi and Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) in Indonesia
Agus Sunarto, Taukhid, Akhmad Rukyani, Isti Koesharyani, Hambali Supriyadi, Lila Gardenia, Hernomoadi Huminto, Dewi Ratih Agungpriyono, Fachriyan H. Pasaribu, Dwika Herdikiawan, Djumbuh Rukmono and Budi Prayitno

Pilchard Herpesvirus in Australia 1995-1999
R.J. Whittington, J.B. Jones and A.D. Hyatt

Diseases of Finfish

Fish Kill of Mullet Liza klunzingeri in Kuwait Bay: The Role of Streptococcus agalactiae and the Influence of Temperature
Ahmed Al-Marzouk, Roselyn Duremdez, Kei Yuasa, Sameer Al-Zenki, Hashem Al-Gharabally and Barry Munday

Ranaviruses of Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles: Diversity and the Requirement for Revised Taxonomy
Alex D. Hyatt and Richard J. Whittington

A Virological Survey of Diseased Groupers in Thailand Using Virus Isolation and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Techniques
Somkiat Kanchanakhan, Yaowanit Danayadol and Somporn Roongkamnertwongsa

Diseases of Opakapaka Pristipomoides filamentosus held at the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology
Michael L. Kent, Jerry R. Heidel, Amarisa Marie, Aaron Moriwake, Virginia Moriwake4, Benjamin Alexander, Virginia Watral1 and Christopher D. Kelley

Characterisation of Iridovirus Isolated from Diseased Marbled Sleepy Goby,Oxyeleotris marmoratus
Pongpun Prasankok, Malinee Chutmongkonkul and Somkiat Kanchanakhan

Identification of a Betanodavirus Isolated from Viral Nervous Necrosis Disease in Red-Spotted Grouper (Epinephelus coioides) Cultured in Thailand using PCR and Sequence Analysis
Somporn Roongkamnertwongsa, Somkiat Kanchanakhan, Yaowanit Danayadol and Sataporn Direkbusarakom

Diversity of Freshwater Monogeneans from Siluriform Fishes of Thailand
Theerawoot Lerssutthichawal and Susan Lim Lee Hong

Contamination of Mycobacterium spp. in Live Feeds
Temdoung Somsiri, Suppalak Puttinaowarat, Suriyan Soontornwit and Sitthichok Lacharoje

Diseases of Crustaceans

Evidence for Phage-Induced Virulence in the Shrimp Pathogen Vibrio harveyi
T.W. Flegel, T. Pasharawipas, L. Oowens and H.J. Oakey

Genotypic Variations in Tandem Repeat DNA Segments between Ribonucleotide Reductase Subunit Genes of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) Isolates from Vietnam
Tran TT Hoa, Richard AJ Hodgson, Dang TH Oanh, Nguyen T Phuong, Nigel J Preston and Peter J Walker

Infectivity of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) to the Polychaete Pereneis nuntia and a Possibility of WSSV Transmission from the Polychaete to the Black Tiger Shrimp Penaeus monodon
Supak Laoaroon, Anutara Boonnat, Pisit Poltana, Panan Kanchanaphum, Warachin Gangnonngiw, Gary Nash and Boonsirm Withyachumnarnkul

Transcription Regulation and Genomics of White Spot Syndrome Virus
Hendrik Marks, Xinying Ren, Jeroen Witteveldt, Hans Sandbrink, Just M. Vlak and Marielle C.W. Van Hulten

Breeding Shrimp for Disease Resistance: Challenges and Opportunities for Improvement
Shaun M Moss and Roger W Doyle

Prevalence of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) and Monodon Baculovirus (MBV) Infection in Penaeus monodon Postlarvae in Vietnam
Dang Thi Hoang Oanh, Nguyen Thanh Phuong

Optimising Emergency Harvest Strategy for White Spot Disease in a Semi-Intensive Penaeus monodon Culture System in Karnataka, India
J.F.Turnbull, F.Corsin, C.V.Mohan, P.A.Padiyar, P.C. Thakur, M. Madhusudan, N.V.Hao and K.L. Morgan

Experimental Transmission of Hepatopancreatic Parvovirus (HPV) Infection in Penaeus monodon Postlarvae
Elena S. Catap and Remia D. TraviƱa

White Spot Syndrome - What We Have Learned about the Virus and the Disease
Chu-Fang Lo, Shao-En Peng, Yun-Shiang Chang and Guang-Hsiung Kou

Vaccines, Probiotics and Therapeutics

Antiviral and antibacterial substances from Spirulina platensis to combat White Spot Syndrome virus and Vibrio harveyi
Piyalai Hemtanon, Sataporn Direkbusarakom, Vissanu Bunyawiwat and Opas Tantitakoon

Biocontrol of Bacterial Pathogens in Aquaculture with Emphasis on Phage Therapy
Indrani Karunasagar, M.G. Vinod, Bob Kennedy, Atnur Vijay, A.Deepanjali, K.R.Umesh and Iddya Karunasagar

Probiotic Bacteria - Are They Beneficial?
Sirirat Rengpipat


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