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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Fish Health Handbook Available to Indian Fish, Shrimp Farmers
ANALYSIS - Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (KUFOS), India, has released a handbook to help farmers identify diseases in fish and shrimp, writes...
New Handbook to Help Fish and Shrimp Farmers Identify Diseases
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (KUFOS) has released a handbook to help farmers identify diseases in fish and shrimp....
Cermaq Detects ISA Virus at Langøyhovden Farm
NORWAY - As a part of Cermaq’s preventive fish health strategy, the company has detected Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) in fish in two pens at the farming site...
Harmonisation of Vet Product Registration Gains Momentum
GLOBAL - The fourth meeting of the VICH outreach forum took place in Brussels recently, attended by representatives from six continents, and progress was made towards...
Monday, July 07, 2014
UK Leads the Way on Global Awareness of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - The Prime Minister has warned of the global threat of antibiotic resistance....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Greenpeace Calls on Canadian Supermarkets to Protect Oceans
CANADA - A report by Greenpeace on the sustainability of seafood in Canadian supermarkets has called on the retailers to take more action to protect the oceans....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Study Finds Fish Bones Weakened By Too Much Omega-6
NORWAY - A study at the National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) has revealed that a high concentration of omega-6 in fish feed may lead to weaker...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Call for UK Antibiotic Review to Consider Animal Health
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement of a review into why so few antimicrobial drugs have been introduced...
Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
US Industry Engagement over Judicious Antibiotic Use
US - The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports full industry engagement on its Antimicrobial Resistance strategy and has issued its first six-month progress report...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Data Dilemma: Charting the Progress on Antimicrobials
GLOBAL – Veterinary medicine is in a global dilemma over how to measure the amount of antimicrobial drugs used on farms....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hormones in Wastewater Disrupt Fish Reproduction over Generations
EU - Synthetic oestrogens in wastewater from contraceptive pills can have effects on fish reproduction and survival that worsen over several generations, new research...
Mystery Disease Hits Norwegian Rainbow Trout
NORWAY - Virus Y is thought to be the cause of recent morbidity and mortality in farmed rainbow trout in western Norway....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Officially Launched at Highland Show
SCOTLAND, UK - A new innovation centre for aquaculture will help create jobs and support the growth, sustainability and profitability of the industry in Scotland....
EMS Continuing to Take its Toll but Farming Practices, Knowledge Improving
GLOBAL - Global Aquaculture Alliance President George Chamberlain has reported that as early mortality syndrome (EMS) continues to take a toll on the global shrimp-farming...
Take Part: Global Aquaculture Alliance EMS Survey Now Available Online
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is calling on shrimp farms in Asia and Latin America to fill out a survey designed to collect information on early...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
New Research Finds Fish Have Good Memories and Can Feel Pain
AUSTRALIA - Do you still believe that fish are dumb and cannot feel pain? That we do not have to worry much about how they are cared for or caught? Think again,...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Leading Aquaculture Health Provider Open for Business in Asia
THAILAND - International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened for business in Asia with a ceremony to launch its state-of-the-art...
Marine Harvest Canada Evidence Confirms Healthy Fish
CANADA - From June 9 to 13, 2014, Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) provided the Federal Court of Canada with information resulting from significant new research confirming...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
FAO to Help Mexico Strengthen Shrimp Farming Sector
MEXICO - The director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, has expressed support for the actions being...
Swimming Performance of Mahi-mahi Impaired by Deepwater Horizon Oil
US - A new study led by University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists showed up to a 37 per cent decrease in overall swimming...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Forest Run Off Creates Larger, Stronger Fish
UK - Debris from forests that washes into freshwater lakes supplements the diets of microscopic zooplankton and the fish that feed off them – creating larger and...
Friday, June 13, 2014
New Research Finds Crayfish Feel Anxiety
FRANCE - A new study of crayfish has shown that the arthropods can get anxious when they are exposed to prolonged stress. But, the arthropods also can be calmed...
New Opinion Published on Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing
UK - The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has published its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing. This considers the welfare of farmed...
Coho Salmon Benefit From Dining on the Remains of their Cousins
CANADA - Newly published research co-authored by scientists at Simon Fraser University and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation shows juvenile coho salmon benefit...
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Grower Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
Scientists Find Mosquito Control Pesticide Low Risk to Juvenile Oysters, Hard Clams
US - Four of the most common mosquito pesticides used along the east and Gulf coasts show little risk to juvenile hard clams and oysters, according to a NOAA study....
Researchers Investigate Special Diet that Promotes Abalone Survival
AUSTRALIA - South Australian researchers are investigating dietary additives to reduce the effects of higher summer water temperatures and improve survival rates...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Fish Vet Disinfectant Product Added to Defra Aquatic Disinfectant Listing Scheme
UK - Disinfectant product Virasure® Aquatic, manufactured by Fish Vet Group, has been added to the Defra Aquaculture Disinfectant Listing Scheme....
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