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Abstract

A whirling disease of tilapia larvae.

Abstract

The disease caused high rates of mortality in tilapia larvae of different species (Oreochromis aureus, O. niloticus, Sarotherodon galilaeus and red tilapia). The cause was thought to be an unidentified virus of maternal origin of about 100 nm length.