Table 1: Viral diseases of shrimp.

DiseaseVirusAbbreviationGenomeFamilyGenusSpecies affected

White spot syndromeWhite spot syndrome virus WSSV dsDNANimaviridaeWhispovirusAll farmed marine (Penaeid) shrimp species

Taura syndrome Taura syndrome virus TSV(+) ssRNADicistroviridaeCripavirusPenaeus vannamei

Yellow head diseaseYellow head disease virus YHV(+) ssRNARoniviridaeOkavirusP.  monodon, P.  vannamei, P.  stylirostris

Infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosisInfectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus IHHNVssDNAParvoviridaeBrevidensovirusP.  monodon, P.  vannamei, P.  stylirostris

Infectious myonecrosisInfectious myonecrosis virus IMNVdsRNATotiviridaeGiardiavirusP.  vannamei

White tail diseaseMacrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus MrNV(+) ssRNANodaviridaeRelated to Alphanodavirus BetanodavirusMacrobrachium rosenbergii, P.  vannamei