Stomach-resistant oral vaccines could offer fish farmers easier vaccine administration
Oral vaccines hold a great deal of promise for fish farmers. Easier and quicker to administer than injected vaccines, they are also potentially suitable for fish that are too small for injection vaccination, including larval stages.
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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.
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.
Seeking a better understanding of complex gill disease in salmon
Researchers from Canada’s University of Prince Edward Island have received a CAD $4.7 million grant to develop an early warning system for complex gill disease on salmon farms, based on cutting-edge genetic sequencing techniques.
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?
Vaccine progress critical to sustainable freshwater aquaculture in Southeast Asia
A lack of vaccines and susceptibility to bacterial pathogens is putting Southeast Asia’s booming freshwater farming industry at risk, according to scientists.
Genetic sequencing uncovers three new fish virus species
Three new viruses have been discovered in fish as part of genetic sequencing work by PHARMAQ Analytiq, Norwegian University of Life Sciences and University of Minnesota, bringing new knowledge to an emerging field of viral research.