Tilapia lake virus (TiLV): What to know and do?

Tilapia lake virus is a newly emerging virus that is associated with significant mortalities in farmed tilapia. With cases reported across Africa, Asia and South America, the virus represents a huge risk to the global tilapia industry, whose 2015 production was valued at USD 9.8 billion. All countries with a tilapia industry must be vigilant and act quickly to investigate cases of mortalities in farms.


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CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-food Systems (2017)
Penang, Malaysia: CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-food Systems. Factsheet: FISH-2017-03
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