Diversity of sea bass pathogen strains highlights challenge in Mediterranean aquaculture

A new study analyzing three strains of the bacterium Vibrio harveyi found among farmed sea bass in the Mediterranean has underlined the diversity of the pathogen, which poses a severe threat to the region’s aquaculture.

Vibrio Harvey strains

Diversity of sea bass pathogen strains highlights challenge in Mediterranean aquaculture

Sea bass & sea bream

Pathologies in Mediterranean finfish: Causes and control strategies

By Valerio Vitalini, MSc
Aquaculture consultant, Rome, Italy