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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Sep 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 2 | Pages : 109-115

Isolation and characterization of Vibrio harveyi causing blackening disease
among captive reared seahorses, Hippocampus kuda

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A high mortality with symptoms such as external black patches on the body and anorexic conditions were noted among
laboratory-cultured seahorse, Hippocampus kuda in Vizhinjam research unit in south west coast of India. Bacteria isolated
from internal organs of infected animals were biochemically homogenized and identified as Vibrio harveyi.

Keywords: blackening disease, Hippocampus kuda, infectivity of bacterial isolates, pathogenic bacteria, Seahorse, Vibrio harveyi J. Sci. Trans. Environ. Technov. 2008, 2(2): 109-115 *Corresponding

Citation: *, ( 2015), Isolation and characterization of Vibrio harveyi causing blackening disease
among captive reared seahorses, Hippocampus kuda. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 2(2): 109-115

Received: 2016-05-09 09:22:51; Accepted: 2016-05-09 09:23:07;
Published: 09/05/2016

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