Experiment I Control (CF) Probiotic (PF)
Trial I(n = 210)
Average shrimp live weight (g) on day 90 of culture (n = 30)
Average daily gain (mg)
Survival (%)
After challenge by V. harveyi:
Cumulative mortality (%) on day 4

6.17 ± 0.61
68.13 ± 6.73
67.14 ± 6.54

55.0 ± 5.29

7.48 ± 0.23*
82.68 ± 2.52*
84.29 ± 3.78*

28.33 ± 3.06*
Trial II(n = 180)
Average individual live weight (g) on day 90 of culture (n = 30)
Average daily gain (mg)
Survival (%)
After challenge by V. harveyi:
            Cumulative mortality (%) on day 5
            Cumulative mortality (%) on day 9


6.99 ± 0.19
77.21 ± 2.07
61.11 ± 2.48


56.0 ±5.33
100


8.94 ± 0.43*
98.89 ± 4.74*
63.89 ± 1.47


17.78± 2.04*
44.0 ±3.53*
*Indicates a significant difference (p < 0.05) between the control (CF) and probiotic (PF) treatment groups.
Average daily gain; Total weight per days of culture
Table 1: Survival and average live weight of shrimp after 90 days culture in concrete tanks fed with (PF) or without (CF) BP11 supplemented feed, and their cumulative mortality after challenge by Vibrio harveyi 639.
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