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06 October 2015
Six New Mobile Labs to Help Fish Farmers Combat Disease
INDIA - The Andhra Pradesh fisheries department is introducing six mobile disease diagnosis laboratories as part of a major step towards ensuring disease-free aquaculture....
Colombian Fishermen Turning Lionfish into Profit
COLOMBIA - Thanks to the Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program's income generation project and Pesbaru, a local fishing association, fishermen are mitigating the...
05 October 2015
Huge Foreign Investment Expected in Indian Aquaculture
INDIA - Commissioner of Fisheries, Ram Shankar Naik, has said several counties, including Japan, China and the US, were keen on investing in aquaculture owing to...
Shrimp Farmers Alerted to EHP Disease Spread
INDIA - Indian shrimp farmers have been warned to keep a look out for the spread of Enterocytozoon Hepatopenaei (EHP), a micro sporedean disease....
01 October 2015
Fisheries Experts to Hold Workshop on Shrimp Diseases
INDIA - Officials of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) in association with Department of Fisheries will organise a state-level workshop on ‘Shrimp...
Norwegian Antibiotic Use Low but Growing in Pets
NORWAY - Norwegian antibiotic use is falling in livestock but rising in pets....
Addressing the Disease Challenge: A Holistic Approach from Benchmark Animal Health
GLOBAL - Disease is one of the biggest challenges effecting the aquaculture industry and Benchmark Animal Health (BAH) is making it a priority to provide a holistic...
30 September 2015
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) has been confirmed at sea site 11241 Bergvik Odden in Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
BIOMIN Inaugurates New Global Headquarters in Austria
AUSTRIA - BIOMIN has just opened its new global headquarters in Getzersdorf, Austria....
29 September 2015
Weekly Overview: Aqualife, Salmovac Merger to Strengthen Position as Global Fish Health Provider
ANALYSIS - In a move to increase its market share and to expand to other species, Aqualife, the largest fish vaccination company operating in Norway, is merging...
Aqualife, Salmovac Merger Strengthens Position as Fish Health Provider
SCOTLAND, UK - In a move to increase its market share and to expand to other species, Aqualife, the largest fish vaccination company operating in Norway, is merging...
Vietnam Highlights Benefits of Copper Cages for Fish Farmers
VIET NAM - Fish farmers can earn more using cages made from copper alloy mesh, the International Collaborating Centre for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability...
28 September 2015
Government Failing to Address Illegal Catfish Farming
INDIA - Illegal farms cultivating the exotic catfish variety Magar, Clarias gariepinus , are thriving in the eastern border villages of Palakkad district despite...
23 September 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak Reported in Nordland
NORWAY - There has been a suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 11241 Bergvik Odden in Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
Researchers Identify Poxvirus as Gill Disease Culprit
NORWAY - Over the last 20 years a special type of gill disease has ravaged fish farms and given high acute mortality. Researchers have now identified a special virus...
22 September 2015
SalmoBreed Makes Breakthrough in Breeding for Sea Lice, PD Resistance
NORWAY - SalmoBreed AS has achieved a major breakthrough in genetic breeding programs for Pancreas Disease (PD) and sea lice resistance through a new genetic method...
Plastic Pollution Low on the Priority List for Many Communities
CANADA - The majority of plastics in the ocean are microplastics those less than 5mm in size, making them ideal for ingestion by even the smallest of animals, with...
21 September 2015
Young Salmon get Nutrition Boost from Elliott Bay Restored Beaches
US - In the midst of ferry boats, container ships and tourists crowding Seattle's Elliott Bay, young salmon are just trying to get a decent meal. The fish hatch...
18 September 2015
Nofima Reports Record Survival of Juvenile Cod
NORWAY - Never has the survival of juvenile cod been as high at the food research institute Nofima. Systematic improvements in all aspects of management have made...
EWOS, VESO Cooperate on New Chilean Fish Health Center
NORWAY - EWOS Innovation (EI) has partnered with VESO to operate a new EWOS Fish Health Center (EFHC) to be located in the Los Lagos region in Chile....
Ban on Microbeads Would Help Protect Fish, Ocean Health
GLOBAL - An outright ban on the common use of plastic "microbeads" from products that enter wastewater is the best way to protect water quality, wildlife, and resources...
16 September 2015
Experts Gather to Tackle “Ghost” Fishing Gear in Oceans
GLOBAL - Lost and abandoned fishing gear is causing irreparable damage to the world’s oceans. The World Animal Protection gathered experts from around the world...
Salmon Farms Can Have a Significant Impact on Wild Salmon and Trout, says New Study
EUROPE - A scientific paper has just been published on the effects of sea lice on sea trout stocks....
15 September 2015
Rare Fish Disease Found in Macquarie Harbour Farmed Salmon
AUSTRALIA - A rare chronic disease called mycobacteriosis that can cause mortality in fish, has been found in farmed salmon in Macquarie Harbour, on Tasmania's west...
Guidelines Issued on Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine
EU - The European Commission has published guidelines that aim to prevent the overuse and misuse of antibiotics by sharing best-practices in Member States....
Canada Invests C$358,000 in Cleaner Fish Research
CANADA - Researchers will use a C$358,000 investment from the Government to support the growth of the provincial salmon aquaculture industry. ...
14 September 2015
Importance of Knowledge Transfer in Aquaculture
GLOBAL - TheFishSite has always prided itself on providing cutting edge news and technical information for the aquaculture industry, and this industry knowledge...
11 September 2015
ISA Confirmed in Finnmark County
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed in at sea site 32,598 Kokelv in Kvalsund municipality in Finnmark county. ...
Is Biofouling a Reservoir for Fish Diseases?
NORWAY - Can fouling on fish farm nets be a carrier or reservoir of infection that spreads when the nets are cleaned? In co-operation with Uni Research Environment,...
09 September 2015
Oyster Breeding Wins Research Award
AUSTRALIA - Years of oyster breeding research by Select Oyster Company farmers has culminated in a disease control breakthrough and national recognition from the...
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