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08 February 2016
Hepatopancreatitis Reported on Australian Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - Two outbreaks of hepatopancreatitis have been reported on prawn farms in Queensland....
25 January 2016
ISA Reported on Ørnstolen Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported at sea site 11088 Ørnstolen Rødøy municipality, Nordland county. ...
07 January 2016
Study Finds Piscine Orthoreovirus Not Linked to HSMI
CANADA - A controlled laboratory study that has challenged Atlantic and Sockeye salmon with a fish virus known to be endemic to western North America has found the...
14 December 2015
Researchers Use Bacteriophages as Substitute for Antibiotics
SPAIN - Researchers at Azti-Tecnalia have used bacteriophages as a substitute for antibiotics to eliminate bacteria in fish farms....
01 December 2015
Weekly Overview: India Looks to Antibiotic Free Shrimp Production to Improve Exports
ANALYSIS - The use of antibiotics on some shrimp farms has been identified as one of the main issues holding back India's seafood exports. ...
27 November 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed on Devon Farm
UK - Oyster herpesvirus (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters in the River Teign, Devon....
18 November 2015
New ISA Outbreak Reported in Aysén Region
CHILE - Sernapesca has confirmed a new outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) at a salmon farm in the Aysén region....
17 November 2015
Invasive Freshwater Species in Europe - How Do They get In?
EU - An European Commission Joint Research Centre-led article has identified escape from aquaculture facilities, releases in the wild due to pet/aquarium trade and...
09 November 2015
Lerøy to Reduce Salmon Production Following Sea Lice Issues
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (FSA) has warned Lerøy that it must reduce its salmon production at four locations within Møre and Romsdal county...
27 October 2015
Weekly Overview: VHS Virus Reported for First Time in Icelandic Fish
ICELAND - An outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) has been reported for the first time in Iceland this week. ...
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Reported for First Time in Icelandic Fish
ICELAND - An outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) has been reported in Iceland. This is the first time that VHS has been detected in the country....
26 October 2015
Deadly Fish Virus Still Present in Wisconsin Lake
US - In May 2007, hundreds of freshwater drum - also known as sheepshead - turned up dead in Lake Winnebago and nearby Little Lake Butte des Morts, both inland lakes...
Government Examines Summer Fish Farm Mortalities
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working closely with the country’s salmon farming industry to better understand an issue that has emerged...
20 October 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Confirmed in Kent
UK - Oyster Herpesvirus has been confirmed in wild Pacific oysters on the north east coast of Kent....
06 October 2015
Colombian Fishermen Turning Lionfish into Profit
COLOMBIA - Thanks to the Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program's income generation project and Pesbaru, a local fishing association, fishermen are mitigating the...
05 October 2015
Shrimp Farmers Alerted to EHP Disease Spread
INDIA - Indian shrimp farmers have been warned to keep a look out for the spread of Enterocytozoon Hepatopenaei (EHP), a micro sporedean disease....
01 October 2015
Fisheries Experts to Hold Workshop on Shrimp Diseases
INDIA - Officials of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) in association with Department of Fisheries will organise a state-level workshop on ‘Shrimp...
30 September 2015
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Hadsel
NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) has been confirmed at sea site 11241 Bergvik Odden in Hadsel municipality, Nordland county....
23 September 2015
Researchers Identify Poxvirus as Gill Disease Culprit
NORWAY - Over the last 20 years a special type of gill disease has ravaged fish farms and given high acute mortality. Researchers have now identified a special virus...
11 September 2015
Is Biofouling a Reservoir for Fish Diseases?
NORWAY - Can fouling on fish farm nets be a carrier or reservoir of infection that spreads when the nets are cleaned? In co-operation with Uni Research Environment,...
07 September 2015
Suspected ISA Outbreak in Lenvik
NORWAY - There has been a suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) at sea site 32537 Baltsfjord in Lenvik municipality, Troms county. ...
04 September 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Confirmed in Kent
UK - An outbreak of Oyster herpesvirus-1 microvariant (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) on the north coast of Kent....
01 September 2015
ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Nordland County
NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) outbreak has been discovered at sea site 11248 Bonhammaren in Bø municipality, Nordland county....
14 August 2015
New ISA Outbreak Reported in Aysen region
CHILE - The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) has confirmed a new case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) virus (HPR 3 variant) in the Aysen...
12 August 2015
RK2 Systems Inc Delivering High Quality Protein Fractionation Equipment
GLOBAL - Established in 1991, RK2 Systems, Inc. has been driven by one goal - to manufacture the highest quality protein fractionation equipment available within...
Halamid® Enters Salmon Season - Get Your Biosecurity Right
GLOBAL - Halamid has long been associated with successful biosecurity for freshwater trout and for young salmon during the ground-based freshwater life stages....
07 August 2015
Fish Farmers to Receive Training on Reducing Losses
INDIA - The Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Department is keen on providing technical support to fish farmers to help them reduce losses, said Commissioner Ram Shankar...
04 August 2015
Fish Vaccination Project Could Boost Scottish Salmon Industry
SCOTLAND - A collaborative vaccination project, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre, could enhance the efficacy and welfare of cleaner-fish and...
30 July 2015
Oyster Herpesvirus Confirmed in Shellfish Fishery
UK - An outbreak of Oyster herpesvirus-1 microvariant (OsHV-1 µvar) has been confirmed in Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) in the River Roach, Essex....
20 July 2015
Last Few Bursaries Remaining for Sustainable Aquaculture Courses
EU - The last few bursaries are still available for students wishing to study on the September 2015 Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture. The course...
 
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