Effect of Schizothrix calcicola on white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Penaeus vannamei) postlarvae

Abstract

The noxious effect of Schizothrix calcicola strain UTEX B-1936 to white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Penaeus vannamei) postlarvae is reported. The larvae exposed to this cyanobacterium during a 15-day long experiment grew smaller and weighed less (R = 0.6704) than unexposed organisms (R = 0.9049). Histological analysis of exposed shrimps revealed severe… (More)

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