Sea cucumber diseases that arise in the hatchery can cripple production and undermine restocking programmes. A rapid protocol for the external examination of juvenile sea cucumbers was developed in order to screen for disease and poor health.
An external check for disease and health of hatchery-produced sea cucumbers.
Purcell, S.W., Eeckhaut, I. WorldFish Center (2005)
Beche-de-Mer Information Bulletin #22, p. 34 - SPC [open access]