Pandemic accelerates aquaculture’s transition to automated vaccination

New measures introduced on fish farms to limit the spread of Covid-19 are fast-tracking the adoption of vaccine machinery as a growing number of producers recognize its advantages.

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Pandemic accelerates aquaculture’s transition to automated vaccination

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Making sure salmon smolt raised in RAS are equipped for sea transfer

Recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) are on the rise worldwide, and one of their most common applications is in rearing Atlantic salmon smolts before transfer to sea.

Optimizing recirculating aquaculture systems: Fish farming’s hot topic

It’s a boom time for recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) — but unanswered questions remain in ensuring this ever-more-prevalent approach to large-scale fish production reaches its considerable potential.

Managing pandemic pressures in aquaculture’s diagnostic labs

The Covid-19 pandemic has, to some extent, made epidemiologists of all of us. But for microbiologists focused on pathogens that don’t affect humans, it has created some new challenges.

How has the Covid-19 pandemic changed disease management in aquaculture?

The Covid-19 pandemic has left virtually no areas of the economy untouched — and for those working in food production, the pressures can be very distinct.

Success stories key to bringing integrated health approach to aquaculture

The principles of the global One Health movement, which links human and animal health outcomes with environmental considerations, are a near-perfect fit to help ensure healthy and sustainable growth in aquaculture, according to a leading expert.

Vaccines boost Greece’s seabass and seabream aquaculture — but challenges remain

Aquaculture in Greece has endured some ups and downs since its establishment in the 1980s, from the Greek financial crisis to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bringing salmon industry knowledge to global tilapia production

Among the most economically important farmed fish, production methods, levels of technological development and the types of fish health and well-being issues faced can vary widely — and those in the industry that make a move between species face a learning curve.

Vaccine ‘work in progress’ in major aquaculture markets, Part 3: Atlantic salmon

While there are efficacious commercial vaccines available against a number of important diseases that affect Atlantic salmon, there are still pathogens for which there are currently no such options available.