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

Fish Health Featured Articles

Search:
Section:
Show results in:
Transcriptome Profiles Associated to VHSV Infection or DNA Vaccination in Turbot
DNA vaccines encoding the viral G glycoprotein show the most successful protection capability against fish rhabdoviruses, write Beatriz Novoa et al, Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM), Spain....
Jellyfish and Aquaculture Interactions: Last Year’s Irish Experience
Large jellyfish swarms occur naturally in our oceans but when in contact with a fish farm they can have severe consequences....
Shellfish Aquaculture in Welsh Offshore Wind Farms – The Potential for Co-location
A shellfish aquaculture study regarding co-location with offshore wind farms (OWFs) has recently been completed for the SAGB. Originally developed by Mark Gray of the Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) and James Wilson of Deepdock Ltd., this Welsh...
Occurrence of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria Isolated from Seawater Organisms Caught in Campania Region
Environmental contamination by pharmaceuticals is a public health concern: drugs administered to humans and animals are excreted with urine or faeces, writes Giorgio Smaldone et al, University of Naples, Italy....
Biosecurity in Aquaculture Part 1: International Considerations
This is the first of a series of three articles that focuses on biosecurity in aquaculture. Far from pretending to be guidelines, the aim of this article is to provide baseline information for the aquaculture community regarding the importance and complexity...
Phytogenics: A Nutrient-Sparing Tool for Efficient Aquafeeds
Reformulating aqua diets to include non-traditional feed sources such as phytogenics have proven to be a worthwhile investment, writes Pedro Encarnação, PhD....
Mycotoxins and their Economic Impact on Aquaculture
The use of plant-based proteins as alternatives to fishmeal raises the risk of mycotoxin exposure, with possible repercussions on the bottomline, writes Rui Gonçalves, MSc & Paula Kovalsky, PhD....
Development of Duplex real-time PCR for the Detection of WSSV and PstDV1 in Cultivated Shrimp
The White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and Penaeus stylirostris penstyldensovirus 1 (previously named Infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus-IHHNV) are two of the most important viral pathogens of penaeid shrimp. Carlos A G Leal, Federal...
Fish Nutrition, Aquafeeds and Companion Animal Nutrition in Ontario: Building on Half a Century of Tradition and Cutting-Edge R&D
Over the past 50 years, the University of Guelph has gained an enviable reputation, nationally and internationally, for its innovative research programs in aquaculture nutrition and expertise in aquaculture feed formulation. The history of fish nutrition...
Reducing Cannibalism Among Newly Hatched African Catfish Fry by Grading
Research by A. M. Abdelhamid and Ahmed Ismail Mehrim, Al-Mansoura University and I.A.Radwan and A.F.Abdelhamid, Al-Hamoul Fish Hatchery looks at the possibility of reducing cannibalism among newly hatched catfish (Clarias gariepinus) fry by grading....
Bacterial languages: Communication and Coordination?
Several decades ago bacteria were primarily considered as separate entities of unicellular organisms that do not interact with each other. However, this view has changed and many bacterial species are now known to coordinate behaviour at a multicellular...
White Feces Syndrome of Shrimp Arises from Transformation, Sloughing and Aggregation of Hepatopancreatic Microvilli into Vermiform Bodies Superficially Resembling Gregarines
Accompanying acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) in cultivated Asian shrimp has been an increasing prevalence of vermiform, gregarine-like bodies within the shrimp hepatopancreas (HP) and midgut. In high quantity they result in white fecal...
Probiotics: An Essential Tool in Intensive Shrimp Aquaculture
As aquaculture develops, the industry faces several challenges related to its environmental impact. The application of beneficial bacteria (probiotics) is not only associated with gut health (feed probiotics), but also with bioremediation that improves...
Biomin Supporting the Thai Shrimp Industry
Since the last decade Thailand has been the world’s leading shrimp exporter with annual foreign exchange earnings of more than US$3 billion. In 2010, Thailand produced 600,000 tonnes of marine shrimp. The strong growth observed in the industry in the...
Visual Thresholds for Feeding and Optimum Light Intensity for Larval Rearing of Asian Seabass
This study by Yukinori Mukai, International Islamic University Malaysia, and Leong Seng Lim, University Malaysia Sabah, examined the retinomotor responses and prey ingestion rates of 10-, 15-, 20- and 30-day-old Asian seabass Lates calcarifer under different...
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 

Industry Showcase

Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Sustainable Aquaculture Courses - EU Bursaries Available

The Shrimp Book - 5m Books.com