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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Fish Vet Group: The Role of Bioassays in Sea Lice Management
ANALYSIS - As understanding of best-practice control and prevention of sea lice continues to evolve, in the first of two articles Chris Findlay of Fish Vet Group...
Fukushima Launches Fish Safety Website
JAPAN - Fukushima Prefecture’s fisheries organization has launched a website as part of efforts to publicise information about the radiation-related safety of...
IRTA Produces Pacific Oyster Seeds Free of the Herpes Virus
SPAIN - Over the last few years, the production of the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) in the Ebro Delta has undergone considerable losses due to a herpes virus...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Crayfish Plague Reported in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Five outbreaks of crayfish plague have been confirmed in Taiwan....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Weekly Overview: China to Lead Growing Demand for Fish
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a new global report from the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Food...
Possible ISA Outbreak on Marine Harvest Fish Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a salmon farm owned by Marine Harvest located in Lille Åsvær (10990), Dønna municipality,...
Scientists Discover Cause of Heart Failure in Fish Exposed to Oil Spills
US - Think of an oil spill, and images of fouled beaches and oil-soaked seabirds come to mind. But there are less visible effects as well. For instance, even low...
Aquaculture America 2014: Sustainable Shrimp and Ulva Farming Proves Successful in Mexico
ANALYSIS - The sustainable farming of shrimp can sometimes be challenging due to disease, large amounts of feed and damage to the environment. However, researchers...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Benchmark Increases Aquaculture Investment with Purchase of Zoetis Aquaculture Vaccine Assets
UK - Benchmark, the international animal health, technical publishing and sustainability science business, has purchased the aquaculture vaccine and development...
Chile Strengthens Measures to Prevent ISA Outbreaks
CHILE - SERNAPESCA has increased the level of health and control prevention in the macrozone 3 area of Chiloé, Chile, in order to prevent against further Infectious...
Delousing Medicine Found to Have Only Minor Effects on Cod
NORWAY - A new study by NIFES has found that the delousing agent diflubenzuron is not damaging to Cod....
Farm Animal Welfare Committee Publishes Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish
UK - The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has published its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish. This considers fish during their time on the farm, while a...
Friday, February 14, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Transporting Live Shrimp Without Water
US - With good market demand for live shrimp in the market place, researchers from Virginia Tech University have studied the transporting of fish in water-less conditions,...
Aquaculture America 2014: Asian Tiger Shrimp Invade Gulf of Mexico
US - Over the past few years, growing numbers of the invasive Asian tiger shrimp have been detected off the South-east US and in the Gulf of Mexico, writes Lucy...
First Marine Harvest Farms ASC-certified
NORWAY - Norwegian aquaculture giant Marine Harvest's first farms have been ASC-certified....
Harmful Algal Bloom Blamed for Hainan Fish Deaths
CHINA - Officials in south China's island province of Hainan have blamed red tide, harmful algal blooms, for the recent mass deaths of fish and shrimp in sea areas...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Threatened Eels Disappear in Deep on Way to Sargasso Sea
DENMARK - When the threatened European eels cross the Atlantic Ocean to get to the Sargasso Sea to spawn, they swim in deep water. But this does not protect them...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Effects of Nuclear Power Cooling Systems on the Critically Endangered EU Eel
EU - A case study in Sweden has shown that critically endangered European eels are being lost when they are sucked into the local nuclear power station’s cooling...
Infectious Salmon Anaemia Reported at Lofoten
NORWAY - Infectious salmon anaemia has caused the death of more than 3,000 Atlantic salmon at Lofoten in the Nordland region....
Monday, February 10, 2014
Veterinary Pharmaceutical Industry Event Planned for June
UK - The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is holding an Information Event for the Pharmaceutical Industry on Thursday 12 June 2014....
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Government Finds No New Outbreaks of ISA
CHILE - No new cases of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) have been detected during an advanced health campaign of farms located within a five mile radius of the latest...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Mexico Discusses Strategy to Reduce Disease Risks in Shrimp
MEXICO - In order to reduce the risk of disease in shrimp farming in the northeast, the National Health Service, Food Safety and Quality (SENASICA) is conducting...
Xyrex Successfully End Court Action over Prawn Treatment
SCOTLAND, UK - Xyrex Ltd, the manufacturer of the shellfish treatment Prawnfresh, has now successfully concluded a court action against Fraserburgh company John....
SLICE: A Sustainable Treatment Against Sea Lice
ANALYSIS - Robin Wardle, Global strategic Marketing Director and Chris Haacke, Global Marketing Director, MSD Animal Health talk to Lucy Towers, TheFishSite.com...
MSD Animal Health Highlights the Importance of Effectively Managing Pancreas Disease at PD TriNation 2014
MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) has announced the company is a major sponsor of the 2014 PD TriNation meeting, the international...
Monday, February 03, 2014
Effectiveness of Asian Carp Prevention Efforts Measured
US - Scientists from the University of Notre Dame, Resources for the Future, and the US Forest Service present their findings of the effectiveness of different Asian...
New Bangladeshi Law to Control Fish Imports
BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi government has drafted a law to better control the import of fish into the country....
New Aquaculture Technology Must Demonstrate Good Fish Welfare
NORWAY - The aquaculture industry is undergoing a period of development for new industrial methods and technology which must take place in accordance with the Animal...
How do Sharks Respond to Stress from Catch-and-Release Fishing?
US - A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Registration for Sea Lice 2014 Now Open
US - Registration is now open for the 10th International Sea Lice conference “Sustainable Solutions in Sea Lice Management”....
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