The shrimp disease that made headlines last month in China should be a warning to shrimp producers across southeast Asia, Global Aquaculture Alliance President Geoge Chamberlain told IntraFish.

While the disease itself, Decapod iridescent virus 1 (DIV1), has been around for a while, there is certainly "worrisome" evidence that this year there has been a resurgence of it in Chinese shrimp farms and incidences of it in other Asian production.