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24 December 2014
Skretting to Launch New Premium Trout Feed
NORWAY - Skretting is launching a Premium feed for trout on 1 January 2015. The feed claims to give reduced feed conversion rate, better growth and increased slaughter...
23 December 2014
Perkinsus Olseni Reported in New Zealand Scallops
NEW ZEALAND - An outbreak of infection with perkinsus olseni has been detected in wild New Zealand scallops....
22 December 2014
Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis Reported on Belize Fish Farm
BELIZE - An outbreak of Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis has been reported on a Belize shrimp farm....
19 December 2014
Salmon Eggs Destroyed After VHS Virus Findings
US - Ongoing surveillance efforts have detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) virus in a batch of wild coho salmon processed for egg collection at the Root...
Suspected Pancreas Disease in Nord-Trondelag
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Pancreas Disease (PD) has been reported on a Sal Mar salmon farm in Flatanger municipality in Nord-Trøndelag....
16 December 2014
Salmosan Vet Fully Licenced, Improved and Available in Norway
NORWAY - The Fish Vet Group is pleased to announce that Salmosan Vet is now fully licenced (MA granted) by the Norwegian Medicines Agency and available in Norway...
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Aneamia (ISA) outbreak has now been confirmed in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
15 December 2014
Improving Aquatic Biosecurity Governance in Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - An aquatic biosecurity governance workshop bringing together more than 120 participants from Africa was held in Durban, South Africa between 5 and...
12 December 2014
Research Underway to Develop Improved Soybean Meal for Aquaculture
US - As the demand for sustainable fish feed rises, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is funding research to develop technology that can remove anti-nutritional factors...
11 December 2014
Sea Cucumber Farmers Demand Compensation Over 2011 Oil Spill
CHINA - Twenty-one sea cucumber farmers from Leting County of Hebei Province have demanded compensation of 148 million yuan ($23.9 million) to cover their economic...
Suspected ISA Outbreak on Norwegian Farm
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported farms in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
09 December 2014
Sustainability and Fish Welfare in Aquaculture
UK - Sustainability and fish welfare are inextricably linked....
04 December 2014
Stronger Animal Disease Surveillance Needed Worldwide
GLOBAL - Among the lessons to be learned from the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in Asia and Europe, the World Organisation for Animal Health is...
New Biomin Web Site Now Available in Japanese
JAPAN - Biomin has now launched a Japanese version of the new corporate web site....
03 December 2014
Ostreid Herpesvirus Outbreak Reported in Norway
NORWAY - An outbreak of infection with ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant has been detected in Brumunddal, Norway....
02 December 2014
Weekly Overview: New Technology Proven to Reduce EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
GLOBAL - New water treatment technology has been found to reduce successfully the amount of Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, which causes Early Mortality Syndrome...
28 November 2014
Norway ISA Outbreak Reported in Troms
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported in Troms, Norway....
Enterocytozoon Hepatopenaei (EHP): An Emerging Problem for Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Scientists from Mahidol University are making an urgent appeal to control the spread of the shrimp microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei...
27 November 2014
New Technology Reduces EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
MEXICO - Silver Bullet, an award-winning, cutting-edge water treatment company, has developed water treatment technology that can control the devastating Vibrio...
US Study Finds Washington to Alaska Coasts ISA Free
US - After more than 2,000 tests of wild and farmed salmon in Washington and Alaska, scientists have found no evidence of the Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus...
Mining Has a Wider Impact on Fish Habitats than First Thought
US - Scientists at Michigan State University (MSU) have taken a broad look at the impacts of mines across the country- and found that mining can damage fish habitats...
25 November 2014
Weekly Overview: Guidance Offered on New Fish Product Labelling Laws
ANALYSIS - From 13 December 2014, the EU will implement new rules on information which must be included on the labels of some fish products, writes Lucy Towers,...
21 November 2014
Real-Time Ocean Acidification Data Available for Shellfish Aquaculture
US - Shellfish farms and hatcheries along the Pacific US coast can now get real-time, online ocean acidification data through the Integrated Ocean Observation System...
Organisations Protect Endangered Salmon, Trout from Rice Pesticide
US - Organisations in the US have signed an agreement to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California from the rice pesticide thiobencarb....
19 November 2014
Deadly Oyster Bacteria Mistakenly Identified by Scientists
US - The bacteria that helped cause the near-ruin of two large oyster hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest have been mistakenly identified for years, researchers...
Sweden Reports First Ostreid Herpesvirus Outbreak
SWEDEN - An outbreak of ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant has been reported in farmed oysters....
18 November 2014
Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Are They Needed?
GLOBAL - The miracle drugs of the 20th century are in danger of running out of power. Antibiotic use in both humans and animals is contributing to a reservoir of...
Poultry Company Fined Over Fish Kill
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A Co Fermanagh poultry company pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 for making a polluting discharge to a waterway....
17 November 2014
South Korea Increases Shrimp Imports from Viet Nam
VIET NAM - In the first nine months of 2014, South Korean shrimp imports increased by 6.4 per cent year on year in volume, and 50.2 per cent of this came from Viet...
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