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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Vaccine ‘work in progress’ in major aquaculture markets, Part 2: Tilapia

Nile tilapia is now the second most farmed fish worldwide, in part due to its adaptability. It is, however, susceptible to a number of diseases.

Vaccine ‘work in progress’ in major aquaculture markets, Part 1: Sea bass

European sea bass aquaculture is centered on the Mediterranean basin, and there are a number of notable pathogens which can cause high mortality on production sites through direct and indirect effects.

Vaccines provide Brazil’s fish farmers with a platform for sustainable growth

An interview with Danielle Zanerato Damasceno, Technical and Commercial Manager, PHARMAQ Brazil

Upgraded smoltification test gives Mowi greater confidence in salmon transfers

A novel gill-tissue diagnostic technology — supported by rapid laboratory analysis — has enabled salmon-farming giant Mowi to much more precisely gauge when to transfer its smolts to sea cages within its Pacific West Coast operations.

Film offers a fairer appraisal of Vietnam’s ‘controversial’ pangasius sector

Vietnam’s pangasius sector is an aquaculture phenomenon. Worth US $2 billion a year in exports alone, this fast-growing and cheap-to-produce freshwater fish has quickly become one of the most consumed seafoods in the world.

Mycobacteriosis could prove growing problem in aquaculture

Intensification of aquaculture and domestication of wild species are leading to an increased prevalence of mycobacteriosis in farmed aquatic invertebrates, according to a review of the disease’s emergence by an international team of researchers.

New research on deltamethrin resistance could pave way for optimized sea lice treatment

New research on deltamethrin resistance in sea lice could help improve the effectiveness and reduce the costs of treating the global salmon industry’s “billion-dollar problem.”

Salmon farming’s smolt focus drives demand for novel gill diagnostic

New gill-tissue diagnostic technology is enabling Atlantic salmon producers to more accurately monitor smoltification and determine the ideal time to transfer smolt to sea, thereby helping them to improve fish survival and welfare through harvest.