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Assessment and Management of Seafood Safety and Quality - Current Practices and Emerging Issues
This FAO technical paper compiles the state of knowledge on seafood safety and quality with the aim to provide a succinct yet comprehensive resource book to seafood quality and safety managers, including topics on emerging issues such as new pathogens,...
'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....
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...
Maximizing the Contribution of Fish to Human Nutrition
Hunger and malnutrition are the world’s most devastating problems and are inextricably linked to poverty. A total of 842 million people in 2011-13, or around one in eight people in the world, were estimated to be suffering from chronic hunger, regularly...
FISHY: A Computer Programme for US Farmed Catfish Production Management
FISHY was first developed in 1980. It was written in Basic and ran on Radio Shack TRS-80 computers. Lee Fouché (an MSU agricultural economics and computer science graduate) and I wrote the initial version, with heavy assistance by agricultural economics...
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...
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...
Results of the English Channel Scallop Management Workshop 2014
On 15 And 16 April, 2014 a two-day workshop on the future management of the scallop fishery in the Channel was held in Brixham, England. The workshop was funded by GAP2 (an international EC funded research project) and logistical support was provided...
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...
Eel Production and Trade Report 2014
This FAO report provides operators in the sector with up-to-date and complete information on the trade of eel. Statistical data from the last ten years has been examined, which represents a significant period for an economic evaluation of the sector and...
Aquaculture and Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Nutrition in Ghana
This Worldfish study provides an overview of the aquaculture sector in Ghana. It assesses the actual and potential contribution of aquaculture to poverty reduction and food security, and identifies enabling conditions for and drivers of the development...
Value Chain Analysis Helps Overcome Gender Barriers in Aquaculture
The AquaFish Innovation Lab has conducted research using value chain analysis as a tool to increase income and nutrition for small-scale fish farmers through improved market participation and efficiency. Integrating women into the aquaculture value chain...
Fuel Consumption of Global Fishing Fleets: Current Understanding and Knowledge Gaps
Compared to a century ago, the world's fishing fleets are larger and more powerful, are travelling further and are producing higher quality products, write Robert W R Parker, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Australia...
Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food Security and Nutrition
This report from The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition addresses a frequently overlooked but extremely important part of world food and nutrition security: the role and importance of fish in seeking food and nutrition security...
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....
 
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