digestive probiotic

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Marine LABS is a spore-based in-feed additive for aquaculture diets

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Marine LABS is naturally fermented product using endospores of Bacillus polyfermenticus KJS-2 – the unique strain patented in the US and EU which exhibits antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. Bacillus polyfermenticus is considered as a complementary and alternative medicine to maintain good digestive health and prevent disease. Trials with Marine LABS has shown improved survival [...]

Shrimp Feeding Management

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Shrimp farmers have to collect a set of information in order to estimate the optimal feeding rations Shrimp feed management: ⇒ proper feed quality ⇒ proper feed storage ⇒ Good estimation of the shrimp sizes and biomass (survival) ⇒ Evaluating the feed intake (shrimp’s appetite) which can be influenced by the moulting, the water quality, [...]

Aquatic Animal Disease Report

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1. White Spot Disease (WSD) Pathogen: White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) Species affected: Penaeus monodon and Litopenaeus vannamei (10-85 DOC) Name of affected area: reported in 18 provinces (total area 7,279 ha) including Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Quang Binh, Quang Ngai, Thua Tien Hue, Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, Ho Chi [...]

The Infectious Hypodermal and Haematopoietic Necrosis Virus: A Brief Review of What We Do and Do Not Know


Summary: Given its high prevalence, its wide distribution and its remarkable capacity to cause severe mortality in shrimp, the infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) may deserve far more attention than it has received, as it remains considered as one of the most serious problems plaguing the global shrimp farming industry. Furthermore, its real [...]

Post-Harvest Handling and Marketing of Shrimp and Prawn in South-Western Region of Bangladesh

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Abstract: The current study was designed to investigate the post-harvest handling situation in the marketing channel of shrimp/prawn of Bangladesh. A total of 75 farmers, 75 forias, 70 depot owners, 30 auctioneers, 30 commission agents and 20 factory owners were interviewed on the post-harvest and marketing of shrimp/prawn from Khulna, Satkhira and Bagerhat district. Most [...]

Study on the Distribution of Disease-Resistant Shrimp Identified by DNA Markers in Respect to WSSV Infection in Different Seasons Along the Entire East Coast of India Aiming to Prevent White Spot Disease in Penaeus monodon


Summary: White spot disease caused by white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is responsible for harming shrimp aquaculture industry and results in a pandemic throughout the world. Undeniably, the knowledge on geographic distribution, transmission, virulence, and seasonal prevalence of this disease alongside information on the distribution of disease-resistant shrimps may be helpful to understand important aspects of [...]

Isolation and characterization of surfactin produced by Bacillus polyfermenticus KJS-2

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Surfactin, a bacterial cyclic lipopeptide, is produced by various strains of Bacillus and is primarily recognized as one of the most effective biosurfactants. Surfactin can disrupt the growth and development of other organisms. Bacillus polyfermenticus KJS-2 (BP-KJS-2) was used to produce a lipopeptide-type surfactin. To accomplish this, a surfactin-producing BP-KJS-2 was fermented by soybeans. The [...]

The effects of temperature on the feeding behavior of Litopenaeus vannamei


Feeding shrimp at high temperatures In greenhouse ponds during the hot season, many intensive shrimp farms experience problems characterized by low survivability, combined with high feed conversion rates (FCR). When temperature exceeds 32°C, excess phytoplankton bloom in the surface and shrimp mortality are frequently observed. Continuing with this series of experiments to determine the effects [...]

Marine LABS digestive probiotic


Aquaculture industry towards organic, biosecurity, less adverse impact on natural resources have been applied and encouraged in many countries for development in order to ensure economic benefits, sustainable environment and food safety for consumers. In addition to the use of probiotics for active management of soil and water environment in aquaculture pond, the daily application [...]

Sibugay gov orders ‘close monitor’ on prawn, shrimp farms


Sibugay Governor Wilter Yap Palma has instructed the agriculture office “to closely monitor” the reported deaths of prawns and shrimps stocks in some parts of the province early this week. The order came at the heel of reports from prawn and shrimp farmers of the deaths of their stocks in the towns of Tungawan, Naga, [...]

Shrimp farms suffer production slowdown due to heat


TRANG, 11 May 2014 (NNT) –The heat and humidity have been affecting the operations of shrimp farms in the south of Thailand, and increasing the rate of loss of shrimp stock. Yutthachai Sethaorawan, a committee member of the Trang Shrimp Farmers’ Association, has revealed that on some days the temperature hits nearly 40 degree Celsius, [...]

Applications of Probiotics in Aquaculture


The need for sustainable aquaculture has promoted research into the use of probiotics on aquatic organisms. The initial interest was focused on their use as growth promoters and to improve the health of animals; however, new areas have been found, such as their effect on reproduction or stress tolerance, although this requires a more scientific [...]

Use of Probiotics in Aquaculture


The growth of aquaculture as an industry has accelerated over the past decades; this has resulted in environmental damages and low productivity of various crops. The need for increased disease resistance, growth of aquatic organisms, and feed efficiency has brought about the use of probiotics in aquaculture practices. The first application of probiotics occurred in [...]

Some concepts in probiotic bacteria


The term probiotic has been defined as “a mono- or mixed culture of live microorganisms that when applied to animals or man, affect beneficially the host by improving the properties of the indigenous microflora”. Moriarty (1996a, 1998) extended the definition for aquaculture to include the addition of natural bacteria to tanks and ponds in which [...]

Macrolactin A produced by Bacillus polyfermenticus KJS-2 as an antibiotic


The present invention relates to uses of Macrolactin A produced by Bacillus polyfermenticus KJS-2 (KCCM 10769P), which is a new bacillus strain, as an antibiotic. Macrolactin A of the present invention, which is produced by Bacillus polyfermenticus KJS-2, shows a broad spectrum of antibiotic activity against a variety of microorganisms and fungi, and is proved [...]



Probiotics, the natural, beneficial bacteria are now well accepted and widely used in shrimp aquaculture. Potentially, they may have one or more beneficial functions for aquaculture producers: • Water and pond bottom sediment quality are improved, leading to less stress on shrimp and thus improved health. • Effluent water is cleaner, thus environmental impact is [...]

Vietnam’s Mekong delta shrimp exports target 2.55 bln USD in 2014

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HO CHI MINH CITY, March 10 (Xinhua) — Vietnam’s southern Mekong delta provinces target 2.55 billion U.S. dollars from shrimp exports in 2014, about 50 million dollars higher than last year, local media reported Monday. Mekong delta region consists of one centrally-run Can Tho City and 12 provinces, of which Ca Mau province is likely [...]

Probiotics as Antiviral Agents in Shrimp Aquaculture

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Shrimp farming is an aquaculture business for the cultivation of marine shrimps or prawns for human consumption and is now considered as a major economic and food production sector as it is an increasingly important source of protein available for human consumption. Intensification of shrimp farming had led to the development of a number of [...]

Hydrogen Sulfide Toxic, But Manageable

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Summary: Hydrogen sulfide, which can form in pond bottom sediment, is toxic to aquatic animals because it interferes with reoxidation of cytochrome a3 in respiration. The main practices for lessening the risk of hydrogen sulfide toxicity are conservative feeding to avoid wasted feed on pond bottoms, plenty of aeration to prevent low dissolved-oxygen levels and provide [...]

A farmer’s perspective on probiotics in shrimp culture


The application and dosage of probiotics should be culture specific with more clarity and understanding provided to the farmers. For many years, the major focus of the shrimp industry in India was on the farming of the black tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon. The economic benefits led to high stocking densities and use of spurious post [...]

United States Arizona—Update on the New Test Kit for EMS

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Linda Nunan, a University of Arizona assistant staff scientist, and Dr. Donald Lightner, a University of Arizona professor of animal and comparative biomedical sciences, identified the pathogen that causes early mortality syndrome (EMS) in shrimp and have developed a better, cheaper, faster way of testing for it. The testing technology has been licensed to GeneReach Biotechnology [...]

Bacillus polyfermenticus KJS-2 is the probiotic strain in Marine LABS

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Feed management is a critical issue of environmentally-responsible aquaculture. Feed is one the most expensive management inputs and if the feed nutrients are not converted to shrimp / fish flesh that will deteriorate water and bottom quality in cultured ponds. Moreover, feed nutritional ingredients should not be wasted in order to avoid costs for treatment [...]

Mexico Vibrios, Biofloc and Penaeus vannamei

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From Abstract: In this study, researchers compared biofloc and clear water systems for rearing juvenile Penaeus vannamei.  They also evaluated the Vibrios in the systems.  Survival rates were recorded and a probiotic was tested under both conditions.  Daily growth rate was higher in the biofloc system than in the clear water system, and survivals in both systems increased [...]

The role of probiotics in aquaculture (continued)

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Selection of probiotics A common way to select probiotics is to perform in vitro antagonism tests, in which pathogens are exposed to the candidate probiotics or their extracellular products in a liquid (Sotomayor and  Balca´zar, 2003; Vine et al., 2004a) or solid (Dopazo et al., 1988; Chythanya et al., 2002) medium. However, Gram et al. [...]



The term “probiotic” comes from Greek pro and bios meaning “prolife”, having different meanings over the years. In 1905, Dr. Elie Metchnikoff was the first to describe the positive role played by some bacteria among farmers who consumed pathogen-containing milk and that “reliance on gut microbes for food makes it possible to take steps to change the flora of [...]

Use of Probiotics in Aquaculture

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The growth of aquaculture as an industry has accelerated over the past decades; this has resulted in environmental damages and low productivity of various crops. The need for increased disease resistance, growth of aquatic organisms, and feed efficiency has brought about the use of probiotics in aquaculture practices. The first application of probiotics occurred in [...]

The role of probiotics in aquaculture

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What is a probiotic? The term probiotics is generally used to denote bacteria that promote the health of other organisms. Lilley and Stillwell (1965) described them as substances secreted by one microorganism, which stimulated the growth of another. An expert with the Joint Food and  Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/World Health Organization (FAO/WHO), stated [...]

The use and selection of probiotic bacteria for use in the culture of larval aquatic organisms

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The definition of probionts Elie Metchnikoff’s work at the beginning of this century is regarded as the first research conducted on probioticsFuller, 1992.. He described them as Amicrobes ingested with the aim of promoting good healthB. This same definition was modified to Aorganisms and substances which contribute to intestinal microbial balanceB Parker, 1974., and later [...]

More opportunities for exports in 2014

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Import-export activities fulfilled the set targets and 2013 is the second consecutive year Vietnam has enjoyed trade surplus, whilst exports experienced impressive growth. The Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang gives readers an overview of exports in 2013 and opportunities for 2014. Most key export commodities achieved substantial export growth last year. Approximately [...]

Soc Trang: High production of brackishwater shrimp

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In 2013, Soc Trang province has produced 72,762 MT of brackishwater shrimp, up 79.6 percent against the previous year. The production of brackishwater shrimp has been recovering as the result of new technologies and favorable weather during farming seasons. Higher price for commercial shrimp was also another reason. In 2013, this kind of shrimp brought [...]

Up 47 percent in vannamei imports by Vietnam

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Through November 2013, shrimp imports into Vietnam reached nearly US$170 million, including US$84 million of vannamei and US$44 million of black tiger shrimp. Among total shrimp imports, vannamei made up 50 percent, black tiger shrimp occupied 26 percent and the rest was shrimp seed, dried shrimp and marine shrimp. Shrimp imports in 2013 were estimated [...]

Hepatopancreas Colors Related To Vibrios Predict Survival Of Shrimp To EMS

Màu sắc gan tụy có liên quan đến Vibrio dự báo tỷ lệ sống của tôm đối với bệnh EMS

Monitoring of Vibrio bacteria in shrimp larvae determined a relationship among hepatopancreas color, bacteria concentration and signs of early mortality syndrome. Shrimp with brown hepatopancreases had 3.50 x 103 CFU/g Vibrio with no EMS and high survival. Shrimp with white hepatopancreases had 6.02 x 107 CFU/g Vibrio and died within 10 days. Some animals with [...]

Strains of Bacillus polyfermenticus

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Beneficial bacteria, which have been used for medical purposes (digestive probiotic) in the treatment of intestinal disorders, include strains of Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, Enterococcus, Clostridium butyricum, Lactobacillus sporogenes, Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus polyfermenticus. In particular, strains of Bacillus polyfermenticus, commonly known as ‘Bispan’ strains, have been used for the treatment of long-term intestinal disorders, as the [...]

Advanced Pond Design – Brunei Project Develops Technology For Large Black Tiger Shrimp Production


Summary: This article is the fifth in a series about a five-year project undertaken in Brunei Darussalam to develop advanced technology for production of large black tiger shrimp. It focuses on the development of advanced growout ponds and practices with enhanced systems for biosecurity, sludge removal, water reuse, energy efficiency, automatic feeding and mechanical harvesting. [...]

Outstanding features of Marine LABS

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Biotechnology has been constantly advancing to provide many beneficial applications for farming productivity and environmental safety. Beyond experiment and research of Inje University and Kyungsung University (Korea), Research and Development Divisions of Zamira Life Science Company (Australia) and CTC BIO Company (South Korea) have continued the further study to develop a commercial product – Marine [...]

In vitro evaluation of commercial probiotic products used for marine shrimp cultivation in Thailand

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of 12 commercial probiotic products in Thailand, used in marine shrimp cultivation, based on two criteria namely, accuracy of the information on product labels as regards the number and types of microorganisms and acceptability of the number of probiotic microorganisms at 106 colony forming unit [...]

Environmental measures in shrimp culture

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Culture environment Maintaining a good culture environment is one of the basic principles of disease control; it lessens stress that lowers the resistance of cultured animals to disease. The best way to maintain a good culture environment is to stock post-larvae in accordance with the production potential of the culture system; this will vary primarily [...]

Use of Probiotics and Reservoir System in Shrimp Farming

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The use of probiotics for controlling disease outbreaks in shrimp ponds that causing huge losses to the shrimp industry has been found effective in avoiding the use of antibiotics. Some countries ban the imports of shrimps with antibiotic residues. With probiotics, farmers have a safer means to control or repress disease-causing and pathogenic organisms.   [...]

The Potential of Probiotics: A Review

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Carlos Ricardo Soccol1, Luciana Porto de Souza Vandenberghe1, Michele Rigon Spier1, Adriane Bianchi Pedroni Medeiros1, Caroline Tiemi Yamaguishi1,Juliano De Dea Lindner1,2, Ashok Pandey3 and Vanete Thomaz-Soccol1,4 1Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology Department, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR),81531-990 Curitiba-PR, Brazil 2State University of Santa Catarina, Food Engineering Department, BR 282,Km 573 Santa Teresinha, 89870-000 Pinhalzinho SC, Brazil [...]

Marine LABS – A convenient, efficient and environment friendly solution for aquaculturists

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Disease is a major constraint to aquaculture development globally and mainly caused by pathogenic bacteria and virus. Bacterial/virus diseases can be listed as Vibrio sp., Streptococcus sp., Flexibacter sp., Psuedomonas, Aeromonas, Grouper Iridovirus, Nodavirus (Viral Nervous Necrosis) and others, which have caused severe economic losses and significantly lowered annual production of farmed aquatic species.

Ongoing Vietnam Studies Find Vibrio With Phage Transmits EMS/AHPNS

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The hepatopancreas organs of AHPNS-affected shrimp have a pale or white color,along with discontinuous contents in the gut (left) or an empty gut. Gram staining of a fresh smear of hepatopancreatic tissue from an affected shrimp(left) shows the presence of Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria. The image on theright shows hepatopancreatic cells, tubule sloughing and hemocytic inflammation. [...]