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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Aneamia (ISA) outbreak has now been confirmed in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
Monday, December 15, 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...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Suspected ISA Outbreak on Norwegian Farm
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported farms in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
Thursday, December 04, 2014
How to Apply Good Biosecurity in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
GLOBAL - IRTA researcher Alicia Estévez explains some of the practices adopted in fish farming to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of pathogens in the...
Stronger Animal Disease Surveillance Needed Worldwide
GLOBAL - Among the lessons to be learned from the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in Asia and Europe, the World Organisation for Animal Health is...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Ostreid Herpesvirus Outbreak Reported in Norway
NORWAY - An outbreak of infection with ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant has been detected in Brumunddal, Norway....
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Technology Proven to Reduce EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
GLOBAL - New water treatment technology has been found to reduce successfully the amount of Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, which causes Early Mortality Syndrome...
Friday, November 28, 2014
Norway ISA Outbreak Reported in Troms
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported in Troms, Norway....
Enterocytozoon Hepatopenaei (EHP): An Emerging Problem for Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Scientists from Mahidol University are making an urgent appeal to control the spread of the shrimp microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
New Technology Reduces EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
MEXICO - Silver Bullet, an award-winning, cutting-edge water treatment company, has developed water treatment technology that can control the devastating Vibrio...
US Study Finds Washington to Alaska Coasts ISA Free
US - After more than 2,000 tests of wild and farmed salmon in Washington and Alaska, scientists have found no evidence of the Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Deadly Oyster Bacteria Mistakenly Identified by Scientists
US - The bacteria that helped cause the near-ruin of two large oyster hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest have been mistakenly identified for years, researchers...
Sweden Reports First Ostreid Herpesvirus Outbreak
SWEDEN - An outbreak of ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant has been reported in farmed oysters....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Oyster Imports Bringing New Disease and Invasive Species
EU - The future of oyster farming in Europe is threatened by disease. A recent study highlights the risk of importing oysters to improve or replace lost stock, as...
Intensive Study Finds British Columbia Salmon, Trout Free of ISA
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed a two-year intensive study of wild and enhanced anadromous salmonid in British Columbia (BC) and...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Lanesborough Reopening Following Asian Clam Invasion
IRELAND - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has confirmed that the hot-water stretch in Lanesborough, Co. Longford has re-opened to angling, under strict bio-security...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
New Five-Year Plan to Manage Health of Australia's Aquatic Animals
AUSTRALIA - A new five year strategic plan aims to effectively manage the health of Australia’s aquatic animals....
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
ISA Confirmed on Chilean Salmon Farm
CHILE - Sernapesca has confirmed the presence of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) at a farm in central Ballena 4, Aysen, after obtaining positive results from sampling....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Sernapesca Investigating Suspected ISA Cases in Aysén
CHILE - Sernapesca has reported the detection of a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus in central Ballena IV, owned by the company Cupquelan...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Early Mortality Syndrome: Changing the Way We Farm
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has wreaked devastation across Asian shrimp farms over the past few years but now key research by Dr George Chamberlin, Global...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Axcentive's Halamid® in Combat Against EMS
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), also known as Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Syndrome is causing high mortalities in various Southeast Asian shrimp farming...
Monday, October 06, 2014
Pancreas Disease Confirmed on Norwegian Farm
NORWAY - A case of pancreas disease (PD) has been confirmed in locality 10256 Bondøya in Vikna municipality, Norway....
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....
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...
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....
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....
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...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Chilean Salmon Health Improving but New Trout Disease Detected
CHILE - The National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has presented the Marine Centers Health Report, for the first half of 2014. Although the report...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
FAO Urges Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - The FAO has told ministers of health and agriculture meeting in Indonesia that animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical...
 
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