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Bonamia Parasites: A Rapidly Changing Perspective on a Genus of Important Mollusc Pathogens
This review focuses on the recent advances in research on genetic relationships between Bonamia isolates, geographical distribution, susceptible host species, diagnostics, epizootiology, host parasite interactions, and disease resistance and control of...
'Big Picture' Connects Shrimp Disease and Inbreeding
Disease problems on shrimp farms may be partly driven by an interaction between management practices that cause inbreeding in small hatcheries and the amplification by inbreeding of susceptibility to disease and environmental stresses, writes Roger W....
Diets for Pond-Raised Red Claw Crayfish
Red claw crayfish have numerous attributes that make the species a good choice for aquaculture, including flexibility in feeding that may allow expensive prepared diets to be supplemented or replaced by natural foods or forages, write Kenneth R. Thompson...
Epidemiology of Bonamia in the UK, 1982 to 2012
Bonamiasis, caused by Bonamia ostreae, was confirmed in native flat oysters Ostrea edulis L. in England in 1982. This paper reports on the controls and associated monitoring applied in the UK to prevent the spread of Bonamiasis and reports on the epidemiology...
Quantification of Intestinal Trophism in Sole Fed Mussel Meal Diets
The evaluation of intestinal trophism, mainly the mucosal layer, is an important issue in various conditions associated with injury, atrophy, recovery, and healing of the gut. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the kinetics of the proliferation...
Role of Vitamin C & Multivitamin Diets for Enhacement of Immunity, Growth & Biological Performance in Shrimps/Fish
Good nutrition in aquaculture systems is essential to economically produce a healthy and high quality product, writes Mr Prakash Chandra Behera, Technical Manager (Aqua Division), PVS Group, India....
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...
 
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