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Salmon Gill Poxvirus, the Deepest Representative of the Chordopoxvirinae
Poxviruses are large DNA viruses of vertebrates and insects causing disease in many animal species, including reptiles, birds, and mammals. Although poxvirus-like...
Salmon: A Guide to Handling and Quality
Wild salmon that are damaged due to poor handling diminish the reputation of the entire fishery. Supplying the market with a consistent high quality product...
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...
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...
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...
Trends in Salmonid Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
The benefits realised by recirculating aquaculture systems – including enhanced fish growth, product quality and survival, as well as reduced treatment...
Reduced Photoperiod Associated with Increased Early Male Maturation in Atlantic Salmon
Salmon raised in a reduced photoperiod environment of 18 hours light are more likely to show undesirable early maturation than those raised under 24 hour...
Triploid, Diploid Atlantic Salmon Show Similar Susceptibility to Infection with Sealice
Triploid Atlantic salmon are not more susceptible to sea louse infection than diploid fish, according to a study by Benedikt Frenzl et al, University of...





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