Measurement and environment are key to fish welfare

In the last decade, fish welfare has become a prominent driver of aquaculture operations. Angela Ashby, head of clinical services at PHARMAQ Analytiq, believes that the engagement of production staff in this area remains underappreciated.

Fish welfare key in aquaculture operations

Measurement and environment are key to fish welfare

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Could farming seaweed hold the key to curbing cattle methane emissions?

Aquaculture can spin off new sustainability ideas, but few are more ambitious than Greener Grazing — an effort to commercialize a seaweed that could cut methane production from grazing animals.

Safety and welfare concerns drive shift to licensed anesthetic in Mediterranean aquaculture

Improving standards on Mediterranean fish farms is driving interest in Tricaine PHARMAQ — the only authorized fish anesthetic product.

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.

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.

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Fish vaccination a key part of future success for world’s largest pangasius producer

The key to the continued growth of the pangasius industry is being more innovative in solving its main fish health, quality and sustainability challenges.

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Producing healthy barramundi — one of sustainable aquaculture’s great hopes

Barramundi has much potential as a sustainable fish in the marine tropics — but health challenges remain for producers. Josh Goldman, CEO of Australis, explains his company’s approach.

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

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

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.