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01 December 2015
Health Expert Joins Nutriad Aqua Division
GLOBAL - Global producer of feed additive solutions Nutriad is further strengthening its aqua division, as it announced the appointment of Maria Mercè Isern i Subich,...
27 November 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed on Devon Farm
UK - Oyster herpesvirus (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters in the River Teign, Devon....
24 November 2015
Weekly Overview: FDA Approves AquaBounty GM Salmon for Consumption
ANALYSIS - The biggest headline this week is that after a long wait, AquaBounty has finally received US FDA approval for its GM AquAdvantage® salmon....
23 November 2015
£2.9 million Invested into Scottish Cleaner-Fish Projects
SCOTLAND, UK - New projects, initiated by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), are aiming to increase the sustainable supply of cleaner-fish for use...
Resistance to 'Last-Resort' Antibiotic Found in China
CHINA - Scientists in China have found increased levels of resistance to an antimicrobial drug used when other drugs have failed, according to a report in the journal...
19 November 2015
More Norwegian Aquaculture Companies to Reduce Salmon Production
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (FSA) has ordered five salmon farming companies to decrease their production at specific sites due to the continued...
New Project Investigates Parasite Control in European Aquaculture
EU - ParaFishControl is a new €8.1 million EU Horizon 2020-funded research project that aims to improve our understanding of fish-parasite interactions and develop...
18 November 2015
Nutriad Delivers Aquaculture Health Talk at World Congress of Aquaculture and Fisheries
CHINA - The 4th Annual World Congress of Aquaculture and Fisheries-2015 (WCAF-2015) was held in Qingdao, China. This congress, initiated in 2012, has been successfully...
New ISA Outbreak Reported in Aysén Region
CHILE - Sernapesca has confirmed a new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) at a salmon farm in the Aysén region....
HealthforAnimals Promote the Responsible Use of Antibiotics
GLOBAL - The global animal medicines association, HealthforAnimals, has joined the call for global action against the growing resistance to antibiotics and other...
Researchers Develop New Method to Detect Microplastics in Fish
BELGIUM - A novel approach for identifying and isolating anthropogenic – including microplastic – particles in fish stomachs has been devised by researchers...
Insecticides Have Long-Term Effects on Aquatic Species
GLOBAL - New research indicates that commonly-used insecticide mixtures can continue to impact aquatic invertebrate species over multiple weeks, even when the chemicals...
17 November 2015
Weekly Overview: New Understanding of Salmon Gut Bacteria to Help Industry Sustainability
ANALYSIS - Researchers from around the world are paving the way for a more ecologically sustainable salmon farming industry with the first complete picture of wild...
Invasive Freshwater Species in Europe - How Do They get In?
EU - An European Commission Joint Research Centre-led article has identified escape from aquaculture facilities, releases in the wild due to pet/aquarium trade and...
16 November 2015
World Antibiotic Awareness Week Alerts Animal Owners to Risks
GLOBAL - The first World Antibiotic Awareness Week has been launched to raise awareness of best practice for using antibiotics, to reduce the risks of bacteria becoming...
13 November 2015
MSD Animal Health to Acquire Harrisvaccines
US - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has entered into an agreement to acquire Harrisvaccines, a privately-held company...
First Complete Picture of Salmon Gut Bacteria will Help Industry Sustainability
UK - Researchers from around the world are paving the way for a more ecologically sustainable salmon farming industry with the first complete picture of wild Atlantic...
How Norway Avoids Antibiotics in Aquaculture
NORWAY - Over the past few years Norway has cut its antibiotic use in salmon farming to virtually zero. This has led to a flourishing industry and a reduction in...
12 November 2015
Thermal Sensitivity of Marine Communities Reveals the Most Vulnerable to Global Warming
GLOBAL - The sensitivity of marine communities to ocean warming rather than rising ocean temperatures will have strong short-term impacts on biodiversity changes...
11 November 2015
Defra Cuts Could Hurt UK's Animal Disease Preparedness
UK - The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is one of four government departments, which has provisionally agreed to cut its spending by an...
10 November 2015
Parasites in Focus: Part Two Webinar to be Held January 2016
GLOBAL - Following on from TheFishSite's successful webinar, Parasites in Focus: Part One, the company is pleased to announce that it will be holding part two of...
Enriched Rearing Conditions Improves Farmed Fish Health
FINLAND - New research has shown that fish reared in an enriched environment have better disease resistance....
09 November 2015
Lerøy to Reduce Salmon Production Following Sea Lice Issues
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (FSA) has warned Lerøy that it must reduce its salmon production at four locations within Møre and Romsdal county...
Nutriad Present EMS Strategies at 10th SWCSNFFS in China
CHINA - The 10th Symposium of the World’s Chinese Scientists on Nutrition and Feeding of Finfish and Shellfish (SWCSNFFS), the biggest aquaculture nutrition event...
06 November 2015
Crayfish Decline in Algonquin Park Linked to Lack of Calcium
CANADA - Researchers from Queen's University, working with colleagues from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, have linked the localized...
05 November 2015
Invasive Species to be Listed as Injurious Under the Lacey Act
US - In a move to protect native aquatic resources, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a proposed rule to list 10 non-native freshwater fish species...
Alaskan Trout Cchoose Early Retirement, Reveals New Research
US - After making an exhausting migration from river to ocean and back to river - often multiple years in a row - one species of Alaskan trout decides to call it...
03 November 2015
Weekly Overview: Zoetis-PHARMAQ Acquisition to Strengthen Position in Aquatic Health Market
ANALYSIS - Zoetis has announced this week that it is strengthening its position in the aquatic health market through the acquisition of PHARMAQ for $765 million....
Zoetis Strengthens Aquatic Health Position Through PHARMAQ Acquisition
GLOBAL - Zoetis has announced it is to acquire PHARMAQ, a global leader in vaccines for the aquaculture industry, for a $765 million on a debt free basis....
30 October 2015
India’s Shrimp Aquaculture Industry Remains Hopeful Despite Onset of Disease
INDIA - India’s shrimp exports dominated the global supply market in 2014, with over 301,000 tonnes of tiger (Penaeus monodon) and whiteleg (Penaeus vanname/Litopenaeus...
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