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Monday, December 23, 2013
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...
Sernapesca Establishes Zoning Around ISA Outbreak
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture department has established zoning of 5 nautical miles around the fish farm recently confirmed with Infectious Salmon...
Monday, December 09, 2013
Shrimp Farmers Advised Against Cropping in Dry-out Period
INDIA - The Indian Fisheries University has advised shrimp farmers not to take up cropping during the dry-out period starting December. With the completion of harvest...
Government Reviews EMS Contingency Plan with Aquaculture Sector
ECUADOR - Authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP) met with representatives of the aquaculture sector to review the...
Oysters Affected with Mikrocytos Mimicus in Norfolk
UK - Three Pacific oyster farms have reported an outbreak of Mikrocytos mimicus....
Friday, December 06, 2013
Rising Ocean Acidification Leads to Anxiety in Fish
US - A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of...
New Species of the Fish Pathogenic Bacterium Edwardsiella Identified
NORWAY - Takele Abayneh Tefera's doctoral research project has uncovered a genetic divergence between the fish pathogen Edwardsiella tarda and Edwardsiella tarda...
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Antimicrobial Resistance: Our Race Against Bacteria
ANALYSIS - Over use of antimicrobial medicines has prompted scientists to ask the question; are we going to lose our life-saving drugs? Michael Priestley reports....
Fatal Shrimp Disease Slows Thai Farm Growth
THAILAND - Thailand's agricultural economy is expected to expand only slightly this year due to dry weather and a fatal shrimp disease....
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
ISA Strain HPR 7A Detected on Chilean Fish Farm
CHILE - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been detected on a fish farm in Chile....
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Weekly Overview: Indian Shrimp Crop Holiday Causes Controversy
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a recent announcement from the Indian Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has ordered a halt to shrimp farming operations...
Export Authority has Right to Protect Shrimp Exports
INDIA - The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) Chairperson Leena Nair has justified the declaration of crop holiday saying the action plan of...
Monday, December 02, 2013
Contingency Plan Prepared to Prevent Early Mortality Syndrome
ECUADOR - The National Fisheries Institute (INP) has drafted a contingency plan to prevent the entry of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) into the country's shrimp...
Friday, November 29, 2013
Indian Shrimp Farmers Ordered to Halt Operations
INDIA - In order to prevent and control the spread of a possible case of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) in Indian shrimp farms and hatcheries, the Marine Products...
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Experts Discuss Best Practices in Shrimp Disease Management
INDONESIA - Life Technologies Corporation and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia held a first joint symposium on Southeast Asia Shrimp Disease...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Government Regulates Aquatic Animal Exclusion Systems on Sinaloa Shrimp Farms
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has published a draft standard to regulate the use of Aquatic...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Weekly Overview: Thai Shrimp Sector on Road to Recovery
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Thailand's shrimp sector is on the road to recovery according to analysts from Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF), writes Lucy Towers,...
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