Cutting antibiotic use in Chile’s growing salmon sector

An interview with Francisco Vallejos, MV, deputy health manager for Camanchaca SA.

Francisco Vallejos, MV, deputy health manager for Camanchaca SA

Cutting antibiotic use in Chile’s growing salmon sector

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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.

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.

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.

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.