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Old 02-18-2010, 10:16 PM   #1
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Default Fish Egg Disinfectant Shown to Prevent Transmission of Devastating Fish Disease:

Fish Egg Disinfectant Shown to Prevent Transmission of Devastating Fish Disease:
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus Eliminated in Treated Eggs
Released: 2/2/2010 2:02:15 PM

USGS Release: Fish Egg Disinfectant Shown to Prevent Transmission of Devastating Fish Disease: (2/2/2010 2:02:15 PM)
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A disinfection solution presently used for salmon eggs also prevents transmission of the virus that causes viral hemorrhagic septicemia or VHS -- one of the most dangerous viral diseases of fish -- in other hatchery-reared fish eggs, according to new U.S. Geological Survey-led research.
VHS has caused large fish kills in wild fish in the U.S., especially in the Great Lakes region, where thousands of fish have died from the virus over the last few years...
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