This report provides independent documentation and analysis of events related to a White Spot Disease (WSD) outbreak in Black Tiger Prawns (Penaeus monodon) cultured on the Logan River from late November 2016 until February 2017
Budget expenditure: $52,663.15
Project Status:
Current
Principal Investigator: Ben Diggles
Organisation: DigsFish Services Pty Ltd
Project start/end date: 30 Nov 2016 - 31 May 2017
Contact:
FRDC
TAGS
White Spot Disease
Trade
Disease
Biosecurity
Aquaculture
SPECIES
Black Tiger Prawn

Objectives

1. Undertake assessment on the causative factors for the outbreak of WSD in the prawn farms in the Logan River region
2. Provide technical advice to APFA, QSIA, ACPF, Sunfish, ARFF and FRDC on the technical information arising from the eradication program for WSD
3. Undertake research and sampling for later assessment on how to improve the management of WSD and its erradication

Related research

Industry
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2019-089
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Evaluation of point of care (POC) tests for White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV)

1. Determine the analytical and diagnostic performance characteristics (ASe, ASp, DSe, DSp, repeatability and applicability) of three commercially available immunochromatographic WSSV POC test kits for the detection of WSSV in clinically-affected prawns.
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory