Diseases of Pangasius and catfish deteriorate production and benefit. Diseases of Pangasius and catfish are main obstacle of culture. Pangasius culture has become main fish culture in Bangladesh mainly northern part. Diseases of pangasius and catfish caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, and other pathogens. The cost of disease prevention and treatment is 5 to 5.5% of total production cost (Dung et al., 2008; Hung and Huy, 2005; Khoi et al., 2008). Farmer use
antibiotic for treatment of fish diseases.
The results of the multiple-case study show that most farmers do not know exactly what kind of antibiotics they should use during disease outbreak (Khoi et al., 2008). Small farmer know about fish diseases from friend and different drug dealer. In many cases, local veterinary drug suppliers have no knowledge in either aquatic organisms or veterinary drugs (Khoi et al., 2008). Continue reading Diseases of Pangasius and catfish