Tilapia farming is catching up to the salmon industry in its application of selective breeding to improve resistance against key pathogens, according to a leading geneticist.
An interview with Danielle Zanerato Damasceno, Technical and Commercial Manager, PHARMAQ Brazil
An innovative project focused on delivering aquaculture skills trainings in Colombia is helping to boost productivity, sustainability and job growth in the country’s burgeoning tilapia sector.
High levels of antibiotic resistance have been found in samples of the bacterium Aeromonas hydrophila extracted from farmed freshwater fish as part of a study in Northern Vietnam, underlining the need for more responsible disease management practices in the region.
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.
An interview with Dr Bjørn Brudeseth, PhD, PHARMAQ