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.

School of European sea bass ( Dicentrarchus labrax) Mediterranea

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

Sea bass & sea bream

barramundi aquaculture Australis

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 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.

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.

Eastern Mediterranean sea bass more resistant to highly pathogenic virus strain

Eastern Mediterranean populations of sea bass showed three times the survival rate of Atlantic Ocean and Western Mediterranean stocks against a pathogenic strain of nervous necrosis virus (NNV) in a new challenge study.

Why fish vaccines are increasingly coming in smaller doses

An interview with Dr Bjørn Brudeseth, PhD, PHARMAQ

Pathologies in Mediterranean finfish: Causes and control strategies

By Valerio Vitalini, MSc
Aquaculture consultant, Rome, Italy