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04 March 2016
MSD Animal Health Highlights Commitment to Sustainable Salmon Farming at 2016 North Atlantic Seafood Forum
NORWAY - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has renewed its commitment to sustaining salmon farming through participation...
Parasites Help Brine Shrimp Cope with Arsenic Habitat Contamination
SPAIN - Artemia (also commonly known as 'sea monkey') is famous for being able to live in extreme environments and has become a model organism used to test the toxicity...
Bacterial Disease is Leading Cause of Mortality in Lumpfish
NORWAY - A new study by the Fisheries and Aquaculture Industry Research Fund (FHF) has identified atypical furunculosis as the "worst offender" of bacterial diseases...
03 March 2016
Harmful Algal Bloom Kills Millions of Salmon in Chile
CHILE - Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in southern Chile have so far caused the deaths of millions of salmon....
01 March 2016
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Reported on Slovakian Trout Farm
SLOVAKIA - An outbreak of Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) has been reported on a Slovakian rainbow trout farm....
Study Reveals How Fish Control Microbes Through Their Gills
US - In an effort to improve vaccines that keep farmed fish healthy, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine are interested in...
24 February 2016
AQUACULTURE 2016: Aquaculture to Meet Future Demand for Seafood
US - Future growth to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population must come from aquaculture, explained Dr James Anderson, University of Florida, whilst giving...
23 February 2016
Fish Embryos Exposed to Herbicide Pass on Health Problems to Offspring
US - Atrazine exposure during embryonic development could cause later reproductive problems for female zebrafish, as well as physical deformations in their offspring,...
19 February 2016
Nofima Investigates How Microplastics Affect Cod Food Chain
NORWAY - A four year research project led by Nofima has been established to investigate how microplastic particles absorb environmental contaminants and how they...
18 February 2016
Unique Effects of Inulin on Fish Health
GLOBAL - One of the biggest challenges in the world is feeding the growing population in a sustainable way. With aquaculture playing a more prominent role in the...
17 February 2016
Antibiotic Resistance Solution Needed for Food Security
GLOBAL - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an emerging public health threat requiring a globally coordinated effort to counter the risks it poses to food security,...
Life Made Easy with Jefo Feed Additives
GLOBAL - Jefo is a global leader in the field of non-medicated performance feed additives. Founded in Canada in 1982 by Jean Fontaine, B.Sc., agr., Jefo has grown...
Nutriad Supplying Aquaculture Feed Additives
GLOBAL - Understanding species-specific problems is the starting point of true innovation in aquaculture where a wide variety of species are farmed. That’s exactly...
12 February 2016
Busting Myths and Misunderstandings Over Antibiotic Resistance and Regulations
ANALYSIS - Concrete proposals under the review of the European regulations for the use of veterinary medicines are expected to come into effect by the end of 2018...
Feeding Fish Sustainably with Flies
SOUTH AFRICA - With the world’s population ever on the increase, the demand placed on food sources, particularly protein, is already at record levels. Meat such...
10 February 2016
Workshop Promotes Farming of Endangered Fish
INDIA - A national workshop on conservation of native freshwater fishes held at the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies has urged the State government...
09 February 2016
Weekly Overview: New US Seafood Traceability Programme a Step Towards Tackling IUU Fishing
ANALYSIS - A new proposal for creating a US seafood traceability programme has been announced, aiming to ensure that global seafood resources are sustainably managed...
08 February 2016
Hepatopancreatitis Reported on Australian Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - Two outbreaks of hepatopancreatitis have been reported on prawn farms in Queensland....
04 February 2016
New Funding Opportunity Available for Aquaculture Feed and Diagnostic Projects
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has issued an open call for expressions of interest on feed and diagnostic projects....
03 February 2016
Weekly Overview: Coalition Aims to Increase Availability of Aquaculture Medicines in the EU
ANALYSIS - With the availability of veterinary medicinal products, including vaccines, for use in farmed aquatic animals being very low in the EU, a new coalition...
01 February 2016
New Coalition Aims to Increase the Availability of Aquaculture Medicines in the EU
EU - A new coalition has been established to try and increase the greater availability of authorised veterinary medicinal products for aquaculture on the market...
29 January 2016
Study Finds Toxic Pollutants in Fish are Falling
US - A new global analysis of seafood found that fish populations throughout the world's oceans are contaminated with industrial and agricultural pollutants, collectively...
Antibiotics and Safeguarding Animal Health: ‘As Much as Necessary, as Little as Possible’
GLOBAL - Following the landmark resolution made at the World Economic Forum in Davos to tackle antibiotic resistance, HealthforAnimals has renewed its call to promote...
26 January 2016
SAIC Calls for Rapid Diagnostics Projects for Aquaculture
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has issued an open call for expressions of interest (EOIs) on rapid diagnostics solutions for aquaculture....
25 January 2016
ISA Reported on Ørnstolen Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported at sea site 11088 Ørnstolen Rødøy municipality, Nordland county. ...
Norwegian Veterinary Institute Leads Research into Cardiomyopathy Syndrome
NORWAY - Cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS) is a disease which kills young farmed salmon and is a growing problem in the aquaculture industry....
22 January 2016
Cryopreservation: A Valuable Tool for Aquaculture and Wild Fish Stocks
GLOBAL - Cryogenetics is helping to increase fish numbers through its milt preservation and fertilisation technology, and also through its diverse gene bank. These...
21 January 2016
Fatty Acids from GM Oilseed Crops Could Replace Fish Oil
UK - Oil from genetically modified (GM) oil seed crops could replace fish oil as a primary source of the beneficial Omega 3 fatty acid EPA - according to new research...
19 January 2016
Nofima Identifies Genetic Markers for PD Resistance
NORWAY - In cooperation with R&D partners, Nofima has identified and validated genetic markers for resistance to Pancreas Disease (PD) in Atlantic salmon....
14 January 2016
Groups Call for Use of Virus to Rid Australia of Carp
AUSTRALIA - A unique coalition of anglers, farmers and conservationists in Australia have declared that a virus that kills carp should be used to help rid the country's...
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