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27 March 2015
Industry-Changing Sealice Control Research gets Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Funding
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced grants worth almost £950,000 to two research projects initiated by the salmon industry....
26 March 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Nordland
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) has been reported at sea site 13782 in Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
25 March 2015
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest Investigates Using Coniferous Trees for Fish Feed
ANALYSIS - Norwegian salmon farming company, Marine Harvest, is investigating the potential to use coniferous trees as a fish feed....
Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening...
19 March 2015
Sernapesca Confirms New ISA Outbreak in Aysen Region
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture (Sernapesca) has confirmed an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a farm in central Ballena 1, southern...
16 March 2015
New Suspected ISA Outbreak in Aysen Region
CHILE - Sernapesca has reported a new suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus on a farm in central Ballena 1, southern Aysen region....
12 March 2015
Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome Outbreak Confirmed on Catfish Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - An outbreak of epizootic ulcerative syndrome has been reported in Madibeng, North West Province of South Africa....
03 March 2015
Further Information Released on New Trout Disease
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has released a fact sheet around the new disease which was detected in freshwater rainbow trout in 2013. A new virus...
ISA Found on Chilean Salmon Farm
CHILE - A new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported on a Chilean salmon farm....
19 February 2015
New Shrimp Disease Effecting India's Shrimp Production
INDIA - After record production of farmed vannamei shrimps, which helped boost India's seafood exports, the industry is expecting a shortfall next year because of...
Suspected ISA on Vestvågøy Salmon Farm
NORWAY - There is a suspected case of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 11193 Gamskjæran in Vestvågøy in Nordland county....
12 February 2015
Shallow Water Dwelling Oysters at Risk of Dermo Disease
GLOBAL - Oysters living in nutrient rich shallow waters around the world are far more likely to pick up the lethal Dermo disease, a team of scientists from the Smithsonian...
09 February 2015
Pancreas Disease Threat from Escaped Norwegian Salmon
NORWAY - Large amounts of farmed salmon which escaped from farms in Hordaland after the storm "Nina" may be carrying pancreas disease (PD)....
04 February 2015
What Role do Retailers Play in Reducing the Use of Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - More resistant bacteria means more pressure on producers, veterinarians, and, as consumer awareness grows, retailers....
28 January 2015
Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
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...
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. ...
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-Trøndelag....
16 December 2014
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...
11 December 2014
Suspected ISA Outbreak on Norwegian Farm
NORWAY - A suspected outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported farms in Hadsel municipality, Nordland. ...
04 December 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...
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