Researchers at University of Sterling Studying Deadly Tilapia Lake Virus
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Phys.org] - April 6, 2017
A new virus that has decimated fish populations in Ecuador and Israel has spread to Egypt, according to a new report from the University of Stirling and WorldFish.
Scientists are now trying to establish a firm link between the virus and a recent surge in mortalities in Egyptian farmed tilapia.
Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) is a global threat to the tilapia fish farming industry, worth $7.5bn per year.
Tilapia is an important species for aquaculture because it can be grown in diverse farming systems...
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