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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Suspicion of ISA at Nordland Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) is suspected at the sea site 13047 Våtvika in Vågan municipality in Nordland....
Harmful Algal Bloom Causes Big Losses at Marine Harvest Salmon Farm
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is estimating a loss of up to 280,000 fish of an average weight of 4.1 kilograms due to a harmful plankton bloom at Marsh Bay...
New Research Studies Parasites Affecting Tilapia Production
MEXICO - A team from the Institute of Ecology (INECOL) led by Dr Miguel Rubio Godoy are studying parasitic worms (monogeneans) of the genera Gyrodactylus, and Cichlidogyrus...
Monday, September 29, 2014
Vets Must Build on Trust for the Future
UK - Vets must maintain trust in a changing and cynical world is the message from outgoing British Veterinary Association (BVA) President, Robin Hargreaves....
Friday, September 26, 2014
Canada Bans Live New Zealand Mussels Following Parasite Fnding
NEW ZEALAND - Canada has barred live greenshell mussel exports from New Zealand because of a new parasite found in Marlborough Sounds mussels....
MSD Animal Health Shows Benefits of Treating Salmon Sequentially with SLICE® and Hydrogen Peroxide
US - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) recently presented results from a study assessing the benefits of treating salmon with...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Mycotoxins a Hot Topic at the Upcoming World Nutrition Forum 2014
GERMANY - An expert panel session at the World Nutrition Forum will set the tone for emerging issues and critical research in the development of novel strategies...
Disease Resistant Carp Fish Seed to Fetch Good Profits to Farmers
INDIA - The Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) has released disease-free Jayanti Rohu fish seed. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Novartis Launchs Unique Aquacare Platform for Improved Fish Health Management
SWITZERLAND - Novartis Animal Health Aqua has launched its aquacare, an innovative fish health management software to assist fish farmers continuously improve health...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Scientists Announce Support for AquaBounty GM Salmon
US - Ninety scientists have sent a letter to President Obama this week regarding their concerns about a "damaged" FDA review/approval system for animal biotechnology...
Biomin's FUMzyme® Receives EU Positive Vote for Authorisation
EU - FUMzyme® from the well-established Mycofix® product line of BIOMIN, is slated to become the first-ever purified enzyme authorized by the EU as substances...
President's Council Releases Report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance
US - The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has released a report to the President entitled 'Combating Antibiotic Resistance', saying...
Friday, September 19, 2014
US Launches National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistance
US - The US government has launched a new strategy to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria with increased surveillance and faster tests....
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Weekly Overview: EU to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance in Aquatic Animals
ANALYSIS - The European Commission has adopted proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed, to improve the health and well-being of animals (including...
Friday, September 12, 2014
University Offers Short Course in Fish Disease Diagnosis
INDIA - A short-course on advanced virological techniques in fish disease diagnosis was inaugurated by Baskaran Manimaran, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Fisheries...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
How to Perform a Necropsy of Tilapia
SPAIN - IRTA researcher Karl Andree explains the process of performing a necropsy on tilapia. ...
Antibiotic Overuse Causing Species Extinction in China
CHINA - China Central Television (CCTV) on Tuesday exposed the overuse of drugs in farmed sea cucumber in Northeast China's coastal Liaoning province, which has...
EU Adopts Proposals to Improve Health, Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
EU - The European Commission has adopted proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed, to improve the health and well-being of animals, to tackle...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
How Feed Additives Can Affect Fish Health and Welfare
SPAIN - Dr Enric Gisbert from IRTA discusses the use of feed additives for fish health and welfare....
Monday, September 08, 2014
Rhode Island Adopts Oyster Aquaculture Disease Management Plan
US - The state of Rhode Island has adopted a plan facilitated by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to reduce the likelihood of human...
Expert EMS Panel Finalised for GOAL 2014 Conference
VIET NAM - New presentations just scheduled for the disease risk management sessions at the Global Aquaculture Alliance GOAL 2014 conference will focus largely on...
Friday, September 05, 2014
New Gyrodactylus Salaris Outbreak Detected in Norway
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infection with Gyrodactylus salaris has been reported in Rana river, Nordland....
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Outbreak of Perkinsus Olseni Found in Green Lipped Mussel Farm
NEW ZEALAND - A new outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus olseni has been found on a New Zealand mussel farm....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Scottish Salmon Farmers Fighting Sea Lice
SCOTLAND, UK - As part of its commitment to transparency and improving fish health in the aquaculture industry, the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO)...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Merck Animal Health to Sponsor 10th International Sea Lice Conference
US - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) will be sponsoring the 10th International Sea Lice Conference, being hosted for...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Salmon Forced to ‘Sprint’ Less Likely to Survive Migration
CANADA - Sockeye salmon that sprint to spawning grounds through fast-moving waters may be at risk, suggests new research by University of British Columbia scientists....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Koi Herpesvirus Disease Kills Wild Carps
ROMANIA - The Romanian veterinary authorities have reported a fresh outbreak of Koi herpesvirus disease at a lake in Buzau....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Vacuum Pumping Moves Trawl-Caught Cod More Gently
NORWAY - Experiments in collaboration with Nergård Havfiske AS show that pumping from the trawl’s cod-end is gentler for the fish than lifting the complete catch...
Ibuprofen in Rivers Posing Potential Threat to Fish
UK - Research led by the University of York suggests that many rivers contain levels of ibuprofen that could be adversely affecting fish health....
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