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Mexican Shrimp Farms Hit by Mystery Disease

19 June 2013, at 1:00am

MEXICO - Fish farms in the states of Sinaloa and Sonora are currently being affected by an unknown disease.

The mystery illness is currently affecting young shrimp, revealed Francisco Salvador Lopez Brito, Senator of the Republic National Action Party, to Noroeste.

The outbreaks have been raised with authorities who will work to help farmers and find a solution to the problem.

The outbreak is already causing economic losses to many farmers in the areas.


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