9. Sturgeon Viruses

  1. John A. Plumb Professor Emeritus1 and
  2. Larry A. Hanson Professor Fish Pathologist2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch9

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition

How to Cite

Plumb, J. A. and Hanson, L. A. (2010) Sturgeon Viruses, in Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958353.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Auburn University, Alabama, USA

  2. 2

    Department Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816937

Online ISBN: 9780470958353

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Keywords:

  • sturgeon viruses;
  • sturgeon populations - white sturgeon adenovirus (WSAV) white sturgeon iridovirus (WSIV) WSHV-l and WSHV-2;
  • WSIV disease in aquaculture facilities - in Oregon Idaho California and British Columbia;
  • WSIV highly virulent to juveniles;
  • sturgeon cultured on facilities - containing other fish species;
  • sturgeons challenged with WSHV-2 - epithelial hyperplasia of skin mouth pharynx esophagus and gills;
  • WSHV diseases - important to sturgeon production systems;
  • sturgeon virus management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • White sturgeon adenovirus

  • White sturgeon iridovirus

  • White sturgeon herpesvirus

  • Other sturgeon virus diseases

  • Management of sturgeon viruses

  • References