Virus hurting farmed shrimp supply

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
17 June 2004, at 1:00am

US - After a nine-year hiatus, a potentially lethal virus to shrimp has returned to Rio Grande Valley, forcing a quarantine of four area shrimp farms. Three facilities in Cameron County and one in Willacy County recently reported outbreaks of the Taura Syndrome virus, which experts say poses no danger to humans but can affect shrimp and crabs.