TheFishSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the fish industry

Fish Health Featured Articles

Search:
Section:
Show results in:
Temperature a Big Factor in Vibriosis, Photobacteriosis Outbreaks in Greek Sea Bass
European sea bass, commonly known as 'sea bass' in Mediterranean and European Union countries, is one of the most commercially important seawater fish species. This study, led by Georgios Bellos from the Agricultural University of Athens, looked at some...
The Potential of Asian Carp as a Raw Material for Fish Meal Production
The native range of Silver Carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix and Bighead Carp H. nobilis, collectively referred to as bigheaded carp or Asian carp, includes wide ranges of the Asian continent. However, following inadvertent introduction in the southeastern...
Does Norwegian Farmed Atlantic Salmon Utilise Feed Resources Sustainably?
The growing world population is in need of more and more protein, and aquaculture can be seen as a potential solution. However, there have been claims that some fish farming results in a net reduction of marine protein resources due to fish meal in feeds....
Microcells, Mega-science and Bivalves – Biology, Legislation and Epidemiology of Important Diseases of Shellfish
Shellfish aquaculture in its current form has come a long way from the early days of relaying harvested animals from the sea and from practices extending back to Roman times, writes Matt Longshaw, Product Development Manager for Benchmark Animal Health....
How to Farm Sole
This guide from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme provides information on farming sole (S. solea, S. senegalensis)....
Youthful Fish Can Regenerate Fin Tissue More Easily
The effects of aging on the body part regeneration capability of turquoise killifish have recently been studied for the first time, by researchers from the Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in Jena, Germany....
Evaluation of Date Fiber as Feed Ingredient for Nile Tilapia Fingerlings
Producing cost-effective sources of feed is a major challenge in the tilapia aquaculture industry, so a scientific study by researchers from the United Arab Emirates University as well as Benha University and Alexandria University in Egypt looked at whether...
Supplemental Diets in Juvenile Production of Nile Tilapia
Juvenile production of Nile tilapia comprises a stage with high economic losses due to disease outbreaks, as stressful conditions caused by increased fish handling at this stage favouring opportunistic infections by several pathogens, write Santiago Benites...
Piscine Reovirus (PRV): An Underestimated Pathogen in the Scottish Salmon Industry?
In recent years, piscine reovirus has emerged as a pathogen of interest to European salmon producers. The complete spectrum of effects that this virus has on infected fish is not yet fully understood, making it difficult to ascertain the full implications...
How to Maintain Good Water Quality on Your Tilapia Farm
Good water quality on tilapia farms depends on a suitable environment to promote growth. Such an environment can be achieved by maintaining the correct balance between feed input and the assimilative capacity of the water. However, the more fish that...
GM in Aquaculture
The use of genetically modified organisms in the food industry is a highly controversial topic. In this article, for TheFishSite, Sam Andrews discusses the sustainability aspects of GM in aquaculture but also the questions around what negative effects...
Water Quality a Priority for Successful Aquaculture
Water quality is very important in fish farming as poor quality water can effect the health and growth of the fish. It is important that farmers pay attention to the water's chemical and physical factors....
How to Control Microsporidian Parasites in Shrimp Farms
A type of microsporidian parasite is severely affecting aquaculture in Asia. This report by Dr Stephen Newman addresses best practice in reducing the pathogen. Taken from the Global Aquaculture Advocate, a Global Aquaculture Alliance publication....
Effect of Stocking Large Channel Catfish in a Biofloc Technology Production System
The stocking rate of channel catfish in aquaculture can affect production, but what effect does it have on the development of off-flavours in fish flesh? This study by Bartholomew Green and Kevin Schrader from the US Department of Agriculture aimed to...
Effects of Carp on Nutrient and Food Web Dynamics in Aquaculture ponds
The dynamics of common carp influences on the environment and ecology in polyculture ponds are unclear, so this study by Mohammad Rahman looked at the effects of various stocking densities of common carp on the dynamics of nutrients, phytoplankton, zooplankton...
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 

Industry Showcase

Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Webinar - Parasites in Focus – Part One

100% Course Scholarships Available for Commonwealth Students

Listen Now TheFishSite Sustainability and Fish Welfare Webinar