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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Fish Vet Group: Interpreting Bioassay Results
ANALYSIS - In part two of Fish Vet Group’s article on the reasons and methodology behind carrying out a sea lice bioassay, Chris Findlay explains the challenges...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
USDA to Lift Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Federal Order
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is lifting the Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) Federal Order that...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Water Users can Reduce the Risk of Spreading Invasive Aquatic Species
UK - Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be “hitchhiking” around Britain on canoeists’ and anglers’ kit, according to a new study....
Friday, April 11, 2014
First Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment for Sea Lice in Canada a Success
CANADA - The first use of hydrogen peroxide in British Columbia for control of sea lice has been completed with great success. The new treatment option, announced...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
How to Apply Good Biosecurity in Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Disease costs the US aquaculture industry alone, millions of dollars a year. In order to try and mitigate disease outbreaks from occurring, it is important...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Updated Animal Health Surveillance Announced
ENGLAND & WALES - Details have been announced about the updated approach to veterinary scanning surveillance in a programme called ‘Surveillance 2014’....
Friday, March 14, 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Troms
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed in Kvænangen, Troms....
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
New EMS Case Study to Define Best Practice to Avoid EMS
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is spearheading a case study to identify the shrimp-farming practices that prevent the manifestation of early mortality...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Mangalore College to Transfer White Spot Detection Technology
INDIA - The College of Fisheries, Mangalore, a constituent college of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University ( KVAFSU), is to release a bio-tech...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Can the Herpes Virus be Used to Control Carp?
AUSTRALIA - Scientists in Australia hope to use the herpes virus to try and wipe out invasive carp that are devastating Murray Darling waterways from Queensland...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
3D Scans Map Widespread Fish Disease
DENMARK - Seventy-five per cent of antibiotics in Danish fish farms are used to treat fish with enteric redmouth disease. With the help of 3D scans, researchers...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed on Marine Harvest Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a Marine Harvest farm in Lille Åsvær (10990), Dønna, Nordland....
Monday, March 03, 2014
Scallop Research Generates Micro-algae Test
FRANCE - French fishermen land between 25,000 and 30,000 tonnes of scallops in a six-month autumn and winter campaign. While this catch is worth €40 million at...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Troms
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) is suspected on a farm in the locality Hjellberget 10808, Kvænangen, Troms. ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Crayfish Plague Reported in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Five outbreaks of crayfish plague have been confirmed in Taiwan....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Possible ISA Outbreak on Marine Harvest Fish Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a salmon farm owned by Marine Harvest located in Lille Åsvær (10990), Dønna municipality,...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Chile Strengthens Measures to Prevent ISA Outbreaks
CHILE - SERNAPESCA has increased the level of health and control prevention in the macrozone 3 area of Chiloé, Chile, in order to prevent against further Infectious...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Government Finds No New Outbreaks of ISA
CHILE - No new cases of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) have been detected during an advanced health campaign of farms located within a five mile radius of the latest...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Weekly Overview: Bangladesh to Allow SPF Shrimp Broodstock Imports
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Bangladesh has opened its doors to imports of specific pathogen free (SPF) shrimp broodstock and post-larvae for the first time in...
Mexico Discusses Strategy to Reduce Disease Risks in Shrimp
MEXICO - In order to reduce the risk of disease in shrimp farming in the northeast, the National Health Service, Food Safety and Quality (SENASICA) is conducting...
Monday, February 03, 2014
Effectiveness of Asian Carp Prevention Efforts Measured
US - Scientists from the University of Notre Dame, Resources for the Future, and the US Forest Service present their findings of the effectiveness of different Asian...
New Bangladeshi Law to Control Fish Imports
BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi government has drafted a law to better control the import of fish into the country....
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Infectious Salmon Anaemia Confirmed in Chiloé, Chile
CHILE - Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been detected in two salmon cages on Chiloé Island....
Bangladesh to Allow Imports of SPF Shrimp
BANGLADESH - The fisheries ministry plans to allow imports of pathogen-free (SPF) mother shrimps and post-larvae for farming for the first time in a decade—a move...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Full Spectrum Disinfection with Safe CID Lines Products
NETHERLANDS - VIROCID and KICKSTART are two full spectrum disinfectants manufactured by CID LINES under ISO and GMP certification....
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Two New Areas Receive ISA Free Status
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has sent a proposal to amend the list of areas with disease-free status for Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA)....
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
New Survey to Test Catfish for Exotic Fish Diseases
AUSTRALIA - Murdoch University’s Freshwater Fish Group and Fish Health Unit is undertaking a survey of freshwater catfish to provide further evidence that Australian...
Monday, January 20, 2014
EMS not Detected in ProChaete Fish Feed
UK - As soon as ProChaete saw reports of a Thailand academic’s suspicion that eating marine worms (polychaetes) could be making shrimp broodstock carriers of Early...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Solution for Deadly Shrimp Disease to Become Available Worldwide
US - The University of Arizona is releasing a PCR test that detects the bacteria causing the deadly shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS)....
Monday, January 13, 2014
Koi Sleepy Disease Detected in the Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Koi Sleepy Disease (KSD) was detected for the first time in the Netherlands, during the Autumn of 2013, in diseased koi from a large pond in the centre...
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