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Lower stocking densities could reduce the frequency of skeletal deformities in young gilthead sea bream, increasing fish welfare and productivity.
Gene editing could aid fish resistance to disease, as well as provide other advantages to producers, but there are still barriers to overcome before it becomes widely used in global aquaculture, according to an industry expert.
The microbiome of aquaculture systems has long been known to have a significant role in fish health and welfare issues, yet a full understanding of these interactions has often eluded experts.
Screening plasma and kidney samples could prove a useful method to provide early diagnosis of cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS), a common viral disease which causes mortality and welfare issues in Atlantic salmon farming.
New, affordable technologies are changing the speed and cost at which full-genome sequences can be produced for diverse applications.
New genomic analysis of salmonid alphavirus subtype 2 (SAV2) samples from Norway has shed new light on how the pathogen has spread through the country since its introduction in 2010.
A complex genetic picture is posing problems for Norwegian salmon farmers managing stocks affected by winter ulcer.
Salmon rickettsial septicemia and Caligus sea lice are two of the major concerns affecting salmon production in Chile. Thanks to new approaches in fish-health management, Blumar Seafoods is successfully limiting their impact.