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Friday, August 01, 2014
Researchers Investigate New Cure for Piscirickettsia Salmonis
CHILE - Researchers are working on a vaccine against the bacteria Piscirickettsia salmonis that attacks salmon using wild plants in the Atacama Desert....
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Green Party Backs Antibiotic Ban Petition
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Cargill Launches New Tool to Help Farmers Manage EMS
US - Cargill's animal nutrition business has launched a new Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) Risk Tool to help customers determine the best farm management programme...
Noise Pollution Impacts Fish Species Differently
UK -Acoustic disturbance has different effects on different species of fish, according to a new study from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter which tested fish...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Pollution Thought to have Caused Major Northern Ireland Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - There has been a major fish kill in Bessbrook river, County Armagh which has been assessed as being of ‘High Severity’....
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Catfish Reveal Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination in Northern Italy
ITALY - Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination in catfish in Italian rivers has been found to exceed European Commission limits, a new study, published...
Breakthrough in Fighting EMS Helps Shrimp Production
JAPAN - The Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have announced a breakthrough in the fight against Early Mortality...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Microplastics Worse for Crabs and Fish Than Previously Thought
UK - The tiny plastic particles polluting oceans are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, according to...
Researcher Uncovers Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate
US - The issue of antibiotic resistance may have only recently become front-page news, but it has always been a concern of those focused on improving public health....
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Sea Lice Monitoring System to Help Newfound's Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Government is providing approximately C$80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System, a project that supports...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
What is Causing High Prices for Shrimp?
US - After years of depressed and declining prices, the US market for shrimp has been on the uptick since 2010. For the US shrimp industry, this has meant increases...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Synthetic Astaxanthin Approved for Salmonids and Ornamental Fish
EU - The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) has found that synthetic astaxanthin is safe for salmonids and ornamental fish...
Dumped WWII Chemical Munitions Still Affecting Fish
EUROPE - Thousands of tonnes of chemical warfare agents were dumped into the Baltic Sea after the Second World War. A recent study has shown that fish caught near...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Advances in Mollusk Parasite Culturing Methods Drives Research
US - Researchers at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences dug into the last 70 years of peer-reviewed publications about protozoan parasites that infest bivalve...
Koi Herpesvirus Disease Detected in Hampshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset
UK - Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease have been confirmed fisheries at Stoneham Lakes and Longbridge Lake, Hampshire, Ford House Farm, Gloucestershire...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Fish Health Handbook Available to Indian Fish, Shrimp Farmers
ANALYSIS - Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (KUFOS), India, has released a handbook to help farmers identify diseases in fish and shrimp, writes...
New Handbook to Help Fish and Shrimp Farmers Identify Diseases
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (KUFOS) has released a handbook to help farmers identify diseases in fish and shrimp....
Cermaq Detects ISA Virus at Langøyhovden Farm
NORWAY - As a part of Cermaq’s preventive fish health strategy, the company has detected Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) in fish in two pens at the farming site...
Harmonisation of Vet Product Registration Gains Momentum
GLOBAL - The fourth meeting of the VICH outreach forum took place in Brussels recently, attended by representatives from six continents, and progress was made towards...
Monday, July 07, 2014
UK Leads the Way on Global Awareness of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - The Prime Minister has warned of the global threat of antibiotic resistance....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Greenpeace Calls on Canadian Supermarkets to Protect Oceans
CANADA - A report by Greenpeace on the sustainability of seafood in Canadian supermarkets has called on the retailers to take more action to protect the oceans....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Study Finds Fish Bones Weakened By Too Much Omega-6
NORWAY - A study at the National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) has revealed that a high concentration of omega-6 in fish feed may lead to weaker...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Call for UK Antibiotic Review to Consider Animal Health
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement of a review into why so few antimicrobial drugs have been introduced...
Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
US Industry Engagement over Judicious Antibiotic Use
US - The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports full industry engagement on its Antimicrobial Resistance strategy and has issued its first six-month progress report...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Data Dilemma: Charting the Progress on Antimicrobials
GLOBAL – Veterinary medicine is in a global dilemma over how to measure the amount of antimicrobial drugs used on farms....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hormones in Wastewater Disrupt Fish Reproduction over Generations
EU - Synthetic oestrogens in wastewater from contraceptive pills can have effects on fish reproduction and survival that worsen over several generations, new research...
Mystery Disease Hits Norwegian Rainbow Trout
NORWAY - Virus Y is thought to be the cause of recent morbidity and mortality in farmed rainbow trout in western Norway....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Officially Launched at Highland Show
SCOTLAND, UK - A new innovation centre for aquaculture will help create jobs and support the growth, sustainability and profitability of the industry in Scotland....
EMS Continuing to Take its Toll but Farming Practices, Knowledge Improving
GLOBAL - Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain has reported that as early mortality syndrome (EMS) continues to take a toll on the global shrimp-farming...
 
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