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Monday, January 13, 2014
Will Viet Nam Reach $3.5 billion of Shrimp Exports in 2014?
VIET NAM - Vietnamese Shrimp exports would hit $3.5 billion in 2014 if Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) continues to be under control, quality of exported shrimps...
Koi Sleepy Disease Detected in the Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Koi Sleepy Disease (KSD) was detected for the first time in the Netherlands, during the Autumn of 2013, in diseased koi from a large pond in the centre...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Cooke Aquaculture Receives Payout for Sick Salmon
CANADA - Cooke Aquaculture has received C$13 million in federal compensation after it was forced to slaughter a million salmon at a Nova Scotia farm due to Infectious...
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Argentina Declares Area Free of Salmonid Diseases
ARGENTINA - The National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has declared the area bounded by the upper basin of the Limay River, including Reservoir Alicurá...
Study Shows Marine Harvest Canada's Antibiotic Use Low and Declining
CANADA - A new study published last month in the Canadian Veterinary Journal shows that Marine Harvest Canada's (MHC) ongoing process improvements is making huge...
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Weekly Overview: EMS Detection Method Hopes to Reduce Outbreaks
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a research team led by Dr Chu-Fang Lo, Dean of the College of Life Sciences at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, in...
Research Team Releases PCR-based Method to Detect Shrimp Disease
TAIWAN - A PCR-based method to detect early mortality syndrome (EMS) of shrimp, developed by a Tainan-based research team led by Dr Chu-Fang Lo, Dean of the College...
2013 Overview: A Year of Highs and Lows of the Aquaculture Industry
ANALYSIS - This year has been a mixed year for the aquaculture industry. Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has continued to affect shrimp production in Asia and Infectious...
OIE Action Plan on Welfare Validated
EU - At an OIE Regional Platform on animal welfare for Europe held in Paris in December, a three-year Action Plan 2014-2016 was validated....
Monday, January 06, 2014
New Research Overturns Assumption about Mercury in the Arctic
GLOBAL - For years, scientists have assumed that if mercury is high and increasing in fish in the North American and European Arctic, the same is true of fish elsewhere...
Friday, January 03, 2014
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Hits Croatian Fish Farm
CROATIA - An outbreak of infectious haematopoietic necrosis has been reported on a fresh water fish farm in Croatia....
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Academic Advocates Fee for Antibiotics Used in Vet Medicine
CANADA - An economics researcher says extensive use of antibiotics in agriculture and aquaculture is creating a public health crisis and is advocating user fees...
Fish Feed Antioxidant Market Buoyed up by Demand for Animal Proteins
GLOBAL - A new market report puts the annual growth in demand for antioxidants in feed for pigs, poultry, cattle and aquaculture at more than four per cent over...
Monday, December 30, 2013
Report: Europe Tops Veterinary Vaccine Market
GLOBAL - Europe accounts for the largest share of the veterinary vaccines market, followed by North America, according to a new market report. ...
Friday, December 27, 2013
Disease Sets to Hit Shrimp Exports Hard
THAILAND - The epidemic of early mortality syndrome (EMS) that has hit Asia's booming shrimp industry will cost Thailand an estimated 50 billion baht in reduced...
Monday, December 23, 2013
What Threat do Sunken Nuclear Submarines Pose to Fisheries?
GLOBAL - Leakage of radioactive material from the wreck of the nuclear submarine K-159 in the Barents Sea could increase levels of radioactivity in local populations...
US Administration to Add Ten New Drug Inspectors in China
US - In an effort to eliminate the weak industry oversight, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to add ten new drug inspectors to its office in...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Wild and Farmed Salmon Infect Each Other with PRV
NORWAY - A genetic comparison of virus that can cause Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMB) in salmon shows that is probably transmitted between farmed and...
Vietnamese Shrimp Farmers Turn to Biofloc to Control EMS
VIET NAM - In 2012, early mortality syndrome (EMS) on shrimp farms cost farmers VND30,000 billion in loss. The loss in 2013 has been reduced thanks to biofloc technology...
Salmon Immunity to Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Studied
NORWAY - A PhD project carried out at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science has studied immunity to Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis(IPN) in Atlantic salmon by...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Crayfish Plague Confirmed in Israel
ISRAEL - An outbreak of crayfish plague has been confirmed on a closed freshwater farm in Israel....
Success for Silver Pompano in Andhra Pradesh
INDIA - The first crop of the highly valued Silver Pompano fish cultivated in Krishna district, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, for the first time is ready for harvest....
Causes and Losses of Gill Diseases in Farmed Salmon
NORWAY - Gill diseases in marine farmed salmon lead to huge losses in some years and occur particularly in the autumn in salmon that has been released into the sea...
VIV Announces Animal Protein Summit for Nigeria
NIGERIA - Nigeria’s agribusiness leaders, organisations and authorities have the unique opportunity in January 2014 to take part free of charge in a one-day international...
Monday, December 16, 2013
Technical Mission to Improve Mexico's Shrimp Production
MEXICO - A technical delegation of researchers, producers and representatives of the Mexican government, who specialise in researching aquaculture species, are visiting...
Friday, December 13, 2013
Asda Asked to End Relationship with Wester Ross Fisheries
UK - The Salmon and Trout Association Scotland (S&TA) has asked supermarket chain Asda to end its relationship with Wester Ross Fisheries Limited, a company showcased...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Fish Vet Group Consolidates its Position as Leading International Aquaculture Health Provider
UK - Inverness-based Fish Vet Group (FVG) has further consolidated its position as the largest international aquaculture health provider with the merging of Ireland-based...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Weekly Overview: SERNAPESCA Responds Quickly to New Aysen ISA Outbreak
ANALYSIS - Last week, the HPR 7A strain of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) was detected on a Southern Cross Seafood salmon farm in Aysen, Chile, writes Lucy Towers,...
Legumes in Fish Feed – Do they Damage Salmon Health?
NORWAY - Seeds from soya, peas, lupins and other legumes are protein-rich feedstuffs which are given to normal livestock during periods of rapid growth or high egg...
Invasive Asian Paddle Crab Could Spread Devastating Diseases
AUSTRALIA - If you are crabbing over summer in the West Coast Region, the Department of Fisheries is calling for help from fishers in reporting any unusual crabs...
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