Eye disease increasing among Kinneret tilapia

23.07.2012                      04.Aw. 5772

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Eye disease increasing among Kinneret tilapia

A contagious virus targeting the eyes of tilapia fish in Lake Kinneret has lately become more prominent in the country’s Galilee oasis.

The mysterious disease has been affecting the Kinneret fish population in a low concentration for over a decade, but recently the phenomenon has significantly increased – mainly among the tilapia (Amnon/St. Peter’s fish) in the lake – according to the Agriculture Ministry….