Aquaculture has been considered as tradition in several parts of Asia. At present aquaculture is the world’s fastest growing food production sector, with cultured shrimp and prawn to be considered as sub sector. Diseases in hatcheries and farms are being i ncreasingly recognized as major hurdles to successful and profitable industry. In majority of the diseases, Problems can be traced to water quality and poor management. Intensive culture systems offer an ideal environment for disease outbreak, because such systems have stressed the host and virulent pathogen. Based on the disease condition, which may result in mass mortality of the affected population in a short t ime leads to small scale mortality, reduced growth make the cultured shrimp unsuitable for human consumption.
Vibrio, pathogen, histology, shrimp, detection.