alexa First Episode of Shell Disease Syndrome in Carcinus aestuarii (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae) in the Volturno River
ISSN: 2155-9546

Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Case Report

First Episode of Shell Disease Syndrome in Carcinus aestuarii (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae) in the Volturno River

Monique Mancuso1*, Renata Zaccone1, Francesca Carella2, Paola Maiolino3 and Gionata De Vico2

1Institute of Coastal Marine Environment, UOS of Messina (IAMC)-CNR Spianata S. Raineri, 86, 98122, Messina, Italy

2Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, via Mezzocannone 8, 80134, Naples, Italy

3Dept of Pathology and animal health, University of Naples Federico II, Via Federico Delpino, 1, 80137, Naples, Italy

*Corresponding Author:
Monique Mancuso
Institute of Coastal Marine Environment
Section of Messina (IAMC)-CNR Spianata S. Raineri
86, 98122, Messina, Italy
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: June 24, 2013; Accepted Date: July 25, 2013; Published Date: July 29, 2013

Citation: Mancuso M, Zaccone R, Carella F, Maiolino P, Vico GD (2013) First Episode of Shell Disease Syndrome in Carcinus aestuarii (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae) in the Volturno River. J Aquac Res Development 4:191 doi:10.4172/2155-9546.1000191

Copyright: © 2013 Mancuso M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

In this study is reported the first episode of a Shell Disease Syndrome (SDS) in wild specimens of Carcinus aestuarii from the polluted Volturno River estuary. Collected crabs showed erosive and ulcerative “black spot” lesions on the exoskeleton; histologically the lesions ranged from a mild to extensive and severe damages and intense haemocyte infiltration. Bacterial isolation confirmed the presence of some marine bacterial species with chitinolytic activity. The authors suggest that the detection of sds in wild crabs living in polluted waters could be used to monitor the health status of this environment.

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords