Prioritizing biosecurity can help tame tilapia lake virus

Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) is an emerging threat to tilapia aquaculture, with mortalities in come cases up to 90%. But with a focus on biosecurity, the impact can be considerably lessened.

Biosecurity can help tame tilapia lake virus

Prioritizing biosecurity can help tame tilapia lake virus

Tilapia

Genetic resistance in tilapia

Genetic technologies helping breed disease-resistance traits in tilapia

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.

Vaccines provide Brazil’s fish farmers with a platform for sustainable growth

An interview with Danielle Zanerato Damasceno, Technical and Commercial Manager, PHARMAQ Brazil

Fish health-focused trainings bring growth to Colombian tilapia sector

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.

antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance research sounds warning for Vietnamese freshwater aquaculture

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.

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.

Why fish vaccines are increasingly coming in smaller doses

An interview with Dr Bjørn Brudeseth, PhD, PHARMAQ

Taming tilapia lake virus requires improved expert collaboration

Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) is an emerging threat to aquaculture, having been discovered in 2014 and now reported in 16 countries.