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25 June 2015
ISA Confirmed on Chile Salmon Farm
CHILE - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a Marine Harvest salmon farm in the Los Lagos region....
24 June 2015
Norway Launches Project to Develop Ghana's Aquaculture Sector
NORWAY - A joint initiative has been announced for the transfer of Norwegian fish farming knowledge and technology to Ghana, to strengthen the industry and fish...
23 June 2015
Average-Sized Dead Zone Predicted for Gulf of Mexico
US - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists are expecting that this year's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, also called the "dead zone," will...
New UK Research into Improving Sustainable Aquaculture Announced
UK - Twenty one new research projects recently announced in the UK will help to improve understanding of the factors affecting sustainable aquaculture and help build...
Changes Made to Koi Herpesvirus Disease Inspection
UK - From 1 June 2015, fisheries which have had a Koi herpesvirus (KHV) confirmed designation since 2012 - and those designated prior which have experienced a recurrence...
22 June 2015
New Research Finds Suspended Sediments Damage Fish Gills
AUSTRALIA - Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University have discovered that suspended sediment damages fish gills...
19 June 2015
Nutriad Developing Mycotoxin Rapid Test Kit
BELGIUM - Belgium based feed additive specialist Nutriad and Ghent University have been working for two years on a project developing a prototype rapid test kit...
18 June 2015
Clean Seas Tuna Sues Skretting Over Feed Quality
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna is suing its former feed supplier for economic losses which it says were caused by feed which was allegedly deficient in a key nutrient....
Arctic Ocean Acidity Threatens Shellfish as Early as 2030
US - New research by NOAA, University of Alaska, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the journal Oceanography shows that surface waters of the Chukchi and...
Scientists Investigate Carp Edema Virus Spread in Europe
EUROPE - Carp edema virus, also known as koi sleepy disease (CEV/KSD), is a special form of sleepy disease affecting koi and common carp. Long known only in Japan,...
17 June 2015
Researchers Work to Reduce Risk from Algae Blooms
CANADA - University of Alberta scientists are working to mitigate the risks of toxic algae blooms using advanced flow cytometry, a technique they developed and have...
16 June 2015
Weekly Overview: New Resource Helps Producers Understand Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - A new helpful technical guide has been made available for anyone producing fish feed....
Online 'Vessel Check' Tool Helps Prevent Invasive Marine Pests
AUSTRALIA - A new online risk assessment tool will help the fishing, shipping and boating industry protect Western Australia’s marine environment from invasive...
Suspected ISA Outbreak on Øksnes Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 13784 Høydal Vika in Øksnes municipality, Nordland county. ...
15 June 2015
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Outbreak in Croatia
CROATIA - An outbreak of infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN) has been confirmed in a rainbow trout farm in Croatia....
11 June 2015
New Technical Guide to Help Aquaculture Feed Producers
GLOBAL - A new resource is available to help aquaculture feed producers understand at a glance the different properties of specific feed ingredients for aquaculture....
08 June 2015
Thermal Delousing Shows Successful Results in Sea Lice Reduction
NORWAY - The Veterinary Institute in collaboration with several farming companies has documented and tested the effects of Thermolicer©, a new non-drug method of...
04 June 2015
Join TheFishSite for a Webinar on Parasitic Infections in Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Join TheFishSite and Fish Vet Group's Dr Matthew Longshaw for a discussion of parasitic infections in aquaculture on Thursday 11 June 2015....
03 June 2015
Halamid® Shown to be Less Corrosive
FRANCE - Corrosion is a significant problem with aggressive disinfectants, in particular acidic Peroxygen - Persulfate types. Users find that prolonged use of peroxygen-based...
Informal Agreement Reached on EU Animal Health Law
EU - The European Parliament and the Council have reached a provisional agreement on the outstanding issues concerning the proposal for a regulation on animal health...
02 June 2015
Weekly Overview: Wrasse Project Offers Production Boost to Scottish Salmon Industry
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has kicked off a £4 million research project to increase the use of farmed wrasse in...
27 May 2015
New Chair Elected to UK Office of Animal Health
UK - Catherine (Cat) Sayer has been elected as Chair of the UK's National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) for 2015, following this year’s AGM in London on 21 May....
21 May 2015
Infectious Salmon Anaemia Outbreak in Norway
NORWAY - There has been an outbreak of infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) on a fish farm in Norway....
Court Rules Against Fisheries Department over Transfer of Salmon Smolts
CANADA - A Canadian federal judge has ruled against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in allowing Marine Harvest to trsansfer sick salmon smolts from their...
20 May 2015
Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
14 May 2015
ISA Confirmed on Hadsel Salmon Farm
NORWAY - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a farm in the Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
13 May 2015
ISA Confirmed on New Brunswick Salmon Farm
CANADA - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a New Brunswick farm....
Chesapeake Bay Harmful Algal Blooms Increasing
US - In the past 20 years, there has been a substantial increase in harmful algal bloom events in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to new research...
12 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Spanish Aquaculture Sector Reports Growth in Production
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, after years of stagnation, the Spanish aquaculture sector is reporting growth again....
Sealice Drug Removed from Scottish Market
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has persuaded the manufacturer of a sealice drug to withdraw its product after it was found to...
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