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Queensland prawns test negative for white spot disease

AUSTRALIA
Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 05:50 (GMT + 9)

The latest round of surveillance tests conducted by Biosecurity Queensland show no signs of white spot disease in South East Queensland waters, more than two-and-a-half years after the virus devasted the big prawn farms on the Logan River. It’s a big relief for the prawn farmers whose stocks were destroyed after white spot disease was first discovered two-and-a-half years ago, and who have restocked their production ponds again, said Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner. Prawn and marine worm samples were taken from a number of locations within Moreton Bay, Logan and Brisbane Rivers and all returned negative results. “This is the second consecutive surveillance round conducted by my department which has returned negative results for the virus that causes white spot disease,” minister Furner said. “If ... FULL STORY

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