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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...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Crayfish Plague Infects Native White-Clawed Crayfish in River Allen
UK - Until recently the river Allen’s native White-clawed crayfish population, one of the few remaining in Dorset, has managed to remain free from disease but...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
OIE Discusses Disease Eradication for the Americas
GLOBAL - Disease eradication in the Americas and other issues were addressed by the Director of Animal Health in Panama. ...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
South Staffordshire College Fish Hatchery Sales Reach the Five Million Mark
UK - South Staffordshire College’s unique Aquaculture resources, which combine student courses with a commercial business, has hit a milestone with sales from...
Friday, July 18, 2014
New Sea Lice Monitoring System to Help Newfound's Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland Government is providing approximately C$80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System, a project that supports...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Koi Herpesvirus Disease Detected in Hampshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset
UK - Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease have been confirmed fisheries at Stoneham Lakes and Longbridge Lake, Hampshire, Ford House Farm, Gloucestershire...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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...
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....
Friday, June 20, 2014
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...
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...
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...
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....
Few Farmed Fish Found to be Infecting Wild Salmonids in 2013
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute and the Institute of Marine Research report that wild fish monitoring in 2013 concluded that there are few discoveries...
Monday, June 09, 2014
OIE Recognises US Centre for Biological Threat Reduction
US - The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) has been recognised as a collaborating centre in the specialty of biological threat reduction for the World...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
India’s First Aquaculture Lab Accredited by NABL
INDIA - Central Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has becomes...
Increasing Production of Farmed Cleaner Fish
NORWAY - Production of cleaner fish is the new industry in the farming of other marine fish species. It is primarily the production of lumpfish which dominates (95...
Using Mussels to Protect Salmon against Amoebic Gill Disease
UK - The use of shellfish and seaweed to consume waste produced by fish farms, particularly in farms attached to other ocean structures is being researched as a...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Bacterium Causing US Catfish Deaths has Asian Roots
US - A bacterium causing an epidemic among catfish farms in the southeastern United States is closely related to organisms found in diseased grass carp in China,...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
New Emerging Technology Can Help Prevent Sea Lice
NORWAY - The battle against salmon lice is being waged on many fronts, including the technological front. Simple and advanced solutions alike can be effective....
Friday, May 16, 2014
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Reported on Croatian Trout Farm
CROATIA - A new outbreak of Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis (IHN) has been reported in the Lika-Senj area of Croatia....
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
WAS Adelaide: Special Session on Regional Cooperation for Improved Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - Raising awareness of the link between genetics and disease will be addressed by the global aquaculture community at a special session on regional cooperation...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
ISA Outbreak Confirmed on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed on a salmon farm in Bø, Nordland....
Suspected Pancreas Disease on Norwegian Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is strong suspicion of Pancreas Disease (PD) at a site in Nærøy municipality in Nord-Trøndelag....
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Seafood Global Expo: Viet Nam Moves to Build Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese fisheries and aquaculture sector is aiming to maintain current levels of production and exports of pangasius so that the industry can improve...
Seafood Global Expo: Zonal Management to Help Beat Disease Outbeaks
BELGIUM - The Global Aquaculture Alliance set out details of its zone management scheme at the opening of the Global Seafood Expo in Brussels on Tuesday, writes...
Courts Reject Chilean Salmon Company's Immunity from Harvesting
CHILE - The Court of Appeals of Valparaíso has refused the application for protection filed by the salmon company Invermar SA....
 
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