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05 February 2015
Analysis of Antimicrobial Data Confirms Human Animal Link
EU - The use of some antimicrobials in animals and humans will lead to resistance to these antimicrobials in bacteria from animals and humans....
03 February 2015
Algal Blooms Causing Chaos for Irish Shellfish Growers
IRELAND - The Irish Shellfish Association has put a strong case to Minister Simon Coveney outlining the severe crisis in the mussel production sector in west Cork...
Increasing Mercury Levels May be Harming Fish
US - Mercury contamination of ocean fish is a serious global health issue, and a new analysis of published reports reveals that the concentration of mercury in yellowfin...
02 February 2015
New Injectable Device Makes Tracking Fish Easier
US - Fish no longer need to go under the knife to help researchers understand exactly how they swim through hydroelectric dams, thanks to a new injectable tracking...
Benchmark Holdings to Acquire Improve International Limited
UK - Benchmark Holdings Plc has acquired the entire issued share capital of Improve International limited, the Swindon-based veterinary continuing professional development...
29 January 2015
Time-Limited Planning Permission Remains for Scottish Fish Farms
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Government has recently affirmed the principle of time-limited planning permissions for marine salmon farms. ...
27 January 2015
Researchers Identify Cause of Endangered Missouri River Pallid Sturgeon Decline
US - US Fisheries scientists have discovered that oxygen-depleted dead zones between dams in the upper Missouri River are directly linked with the failure of the...
26 January 2015
Nutriad Launches New Website
BELGIUM - Nutriad has launched a new corporate website which conveys the vision of a leading producer of state-of-the-art feed additives....
23 January 2015
An Update on Amoebic Gill Disease in Europe
UK - Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) is a disease of the gills which is caused by the parasite and free-living amoebae Neoparamoeba perurans and affects marine fin fish...
20 January 2015
Viet Nam Commits to Reduced Shrimp Disease, Improved Safety in 2015
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) says it aims to reduce disease affected shrimp areas by 50 per cent in 2015....
14 January 2015
FSA Recommends AGD Not be Listed on National Disease List
NORWAY - The Food Safety Authority (FSA) has recommended to the industry and Fisheries Ministry that infection with amoebic gill disease (AGD) not be listed in...
BIOMIN to Open New Aquaculture Research Center in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Opening early 2015, the new BIOMIN aquaculture research center will drive research and development of innovative and effective solutions to pressing challenges...
08 January 2015
New Model Identifies Perfect Habitat for Brook Trout
US - A new model that can accurately identify stream sections that still hold suitable habitat for wild brook trout will help fisheries managers from Maine to Georgia...
New Research Finds Better Lobster Numbers Can Increase Disease Risk
ENGLAND, UK - Many marine protected areas (MPAs) have been hailed as the silver bullet for conservation, with reports of increased catch, and spillover of recovered...
06 January 2015
Lumpfish Identified as Possible Reservoir for IPN
NORWAY - Controlled infection experiments by Nofima have shown that lumpfish, which are used to treat sea lice on salmon, can be a reservoir for the infectious pancreatic...
05 January 2015
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Reported in Croatian Trout
CROATIA - An outbreak of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) has been detected in Donja Suvaja, Gracac, Zadarska....
31 December 2014
Croatia Reports New Outbreak of Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis
CROATIA - There has been a new outbreak of infectious haematopoietic necrosis in farmed rainbow trout. ...
30 December 2014
New Guide to Early Mortality Syndrome for Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - A newly updated Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) disease guide gives the full picture of the disease including its history, symptoms and its control. ...
24 December 2014
Skretting to Launch New Premium Trout Feed
NORWAY - Skretting is launching a Premium feed for trout on 1 January 2015. The feed claims to give reduced feed conversion rate, better growth and increased slaughter...
23 December 2014
Perkinsus Olseni Reported in New Zealand Scallops
NEW ZEALAND - An outbreak of infection with perkinsus olseni has been detected in wild New Zealand scallops....
22 December 2014
Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis Reported on Belize Fish Farm
BELIZE - An outbreak of Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis has been reported on a Belize shrimp farm....
19 December 2014
Salmon Eggs Destroyed After VHS Virus Findings
US - Ongoing surveillance efforts have detected viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) virus in a batch of wild coho salmon processed for egg collection at the Root...
Suspected Pancreas Disease in Nord-Trondelag
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Pancreas Disease (PD) has been reported on a Sal Mar salmon farm in Flatanger municipality in Nord-Tr√łndelag....
16 December 2014
Salmosan Vet Fully Licenced, Improved and Available in Norway
NORWAY - The Fish Vet Group is pleased to announce that Salmosan Vet is now fully licenced (MA granted) by the Norwegian Medicines Agency and available in Norway...
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Aneamia (ISA) outbreak has now been confirmed in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
15 December 2014
Improving Aquatic Biosecurity Governance in Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - An aquatic biosecurity governance workshop bringing together more than 120 participants from Africa was held in Durban, South Africa between 5 and...
12 December 2014
Research Underway to Develop Improved Soybean Meal for Aquaculture
US - As the demand for sustainable fish feed rises, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is funding research to develop technology that can remove anti-nutritional factors...
11 December 2014
Sea Cucumber Farmers Demand Compensation Over 2011 Oil Spill
CHINA - Twenty-one sea cucumber farmers from Leting County of Hebei Province have demanded compensation of 148 million yuan ($23.9 million) to cover their economic...
Suspected ISA Outbreak on Norwegian Farm
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported farms in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
09 December 2014
Sustainability and Fish Welfare in Aquaculture
UK - Sustainability and fish welfare are inextricably linked....
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