Harnessing genetics to improve tilapia health and performance
An interview with Alejandro Tola-Alvarez, CEO, GenoMar Genetics
The importance of benthic monitoring for aquaculture sustainability
An interview with Kate McEwen, head of environmental services at PHARMAQ Analytiq
Cutting antibiotic use in Chile’s growing salmon sector
An interview with Francisco Vallejos, MV, deputy health manager for Camanchaca SA.
Emerging diseases on Latin America’s tilapia farms
By Carlos AG Leal, Professor of Immunology and Fish Health, Veterinary School, Federal University of Minas Gerais-UFMG, Brazil
Distinct bacterial variants make winter ulcer diagnostics ever-more important
A complex genetic picture is posing problems for Norwegian salmon farmers managing stocks affected by winter ulcer.
Biosecurity’s crucial role in ensuring sustainable future for global aquaculture
An interview with Vera Agostini, deputy director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Division, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
The road to sea-lice-resistant Atlantic salmon
An interview with Diego Robledo, PhD, scientist in aquaculture genetics and genomics at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh.
Vaccines provide Brazil’s fish farmers with a platform for sustainable growth
An interview with Danielle Zanerato Damasceno, Technical and Commercial Manager, PHARMAQ Brazil
Scottish Sea Farms: How to reach zero antibiotics in commercial salmon farming
Aquaculture has generally seen more success in antibiotic reduction than other livestock sectors. Scottish Sea Farms have gone further, reaching zero antibiotics in 2020. How did they manage it?
Pathologies in Mediterranean finfish: Causes and control strategies
By Valerio Vitalini, MSc
Aquaculture consultant, Rome, Italy