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27 May 2015
New Chair Elected to UK Office of Animal Health
UK - Catherine (Cat) Sayer has been elected as Chair of the UK's National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) for 2015, following this year’s AGM in London on 21 May....
21 May 2015
Infectious Salmon Anaemia Outbreak in Norway
NORWAY - There has been an outbreak of infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) on a fish farm in Norway....
Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
20 May 2015
Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
14 May 2015
ISA Confirmed on Hadsel Salmon Farm
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a farm in the Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
13 May 2015
ISA Confirmed on New Brunswick Salmon Farm
CANADA - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a New Brunswick farm....
Chesapeake Bay Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing
US - In the past 20 years, there has been a substantial increase in harmful algal bloom events in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to new research...
12 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Spanish Aquaculture Sector Reports Growth in Production
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, after years of stagnation, the Spanish aquaculture sector is reporting growth again....
Sealice Drug Removed from Scottish Market
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has persuaded the manufacturer of a sealice drug to withdraw its product after it was found to...
MSD Animal Health Launches Single-Injection Vaccine Protecting Against Three Common Salmon Diseases
EUROPE - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has introduced a new single-injection vaccine that protects against the three main...
08 May 2015
New Models Help Scallop Fisheries Adapt to Climate Change
US - Researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and other organisations have developed a model to help regulators improve the resilience of US scallop...
06 May 2015
Sockeye Salmon with Sea Lice Eat Less, says New Study
US - Sockeye salmon highly infected with sea lice are much less successful at consuming food than lightly infected fish, according to new research from Simon Fraser...
05 May 2015
Perkinsus Olseni Outbreak Reported in Australian Oysters
AUSTRALIA - An outbreak of infection with perkinsus olseni has been reported on an Australian oyster farm....
30 April 2015
Competition Looks for Best pH Sensor for Measuring Ocean Acidification
GLOBAL - The Five finalist teams competing for the $2M Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition to create pH sensor technology that will accurately...
Investigation of Nova Scotia Winter Fish Kill Completed
CANADA - A Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture staff investigation of aquaculture sites affected by a salmon and trout fish kill earlier this year has concluded...
Mexican Fishery Sustainability Assessed
US - Researchers have put social-ecological systems theory into practice in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, allowing them to assess the sustainability...
29 April 2015
Fishing Altering Coral Reef Fish Population Structure
AUSTRALIA - Fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef, according to new research from the ARC Centre of...
28 April 2015
Halamid® Makes Waves at VIV Asia
THAILAND - Returning from their third successful year exhibiting the Halamid® brand at VIV Asia (March, in Bangkok Thailand), France-based Axcentive sarl has every...
SalmonChile Reports Salmon and Trout Losses from Volcanic Eruption
CHILE - The eruption of the Calbuco volcano is estimated to have caused the loss of Atlantic and Coho salmon brood stock and Atlantic salmon and trout smolt and...
Diabetes Drugs Found to Cause Fish Intersex
US - A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish....
Weekly Overview: Volcanic Eruption Causes Big Fish Kill in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, millions of farmed fish are thought to have been killed due to the recent eruptions of Calbuco volcano, close to Puerto Montt, Chile,...
Marine Harvest Reports Losses From Volcanic Eruption
CHILE - Following the eruption of Calbuco volcano in Chile, Marine Harvest has reported that it has suffered fish losses but that all its staff are safe and well....
27 April 2015
Volcanic Eruption Prompts Movement of 11.5 Million Farmed Fish
CHILE - Following the eruption of Calbuco volcano on Wednesday 22 April, the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) has approved the movement of...
Scientists Find Toxic Oil Compounds Damage Fish Hearts
US - Oil can cause abnormalities in the still-developing hearts of fish embryos and larvae, according to scientists who have been studying the effects of the Deepwater...
24 April 2015
Access to Chile Aquaculture Antibiotic Use Denied
CHILE - Oceana has reported that the Transparency Council has decided to deny access to information about the amounts and types of antibiotics used by each farmed...
Chilean Salmon Aquaculture Health Improving
CHILE - According to the national director of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture, José Miguel Burgos, 2014 has been a good year for farmed salmon health, noting...
New Method to Detects Harmful Oyster Disease
US - A new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish has been discovered...
23 April 2015
New ISA Outbreak Suspected in Halsa
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) is suspected at sea site 10224 Korsneset in Halsa municipality, Møre og Romsdal county....
16 April 2015
More than Meets the Eye when Diagnosing Animal Health Problems
US - Every day, veterinarians and producers use diagnostic tests as a tool to maintain animal health. ...
Win a Training Session with Fish Vet Group Through Fish 2.0 Business Competition
GLOBAL - Aquaculture and seafood businesses from around the world are being encouraged to enter the Fish 2.0 competition that connects sustainable fisheries and...
 
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