Piscirickettsia salmonis, or P. sal, is a persistent pathogen in the waters off Chile, causing millions of dollars of damage to the nation’s massive aquaculture industry. A university researcher 6,000 miles to the north hopes to provide insight that leads to the development of an effective vaccine.
Los estanques acuícolas acumulan materia orgánica de fertilizantes orgánicos, restos de micro-organismos producidos dentro del estanque, las heces de los animales criados y el alimento no-consumido. Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D., detalla las principales prácticas de gestión de la materia orgánica,
Past and ongoing studies at the UWSP Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility (UWSP-NADF) have shown that walleye and hybrid walleye can be successfully raised indoors using early advanced spawning, incubation and rearing techniques. Marketing studies indicate good aquaculture potential and high
Drug-related import refusals at U.S. ports were up in 2015 for the third straight year. Representatives from the National Fisheries Institute and the Food and Drug Administration discussed U.S. aquaculture drug policy at Seafood Expo North America and how the
In analyzing the plasmid sequence from the whole genome sequences of AHPND V. parahaemolyticus (V.p) isolates, researchers identified a clear geographical variation within the plasmid, and developed PCR methods to characterize AHPND V.p isolates as either Mexico-type or Southeast Asia-type.
What is the real meaning of corporate social responsibility? How can seafood harness and leverage its virtues? Speakers at Seafood Expo North America concluded that purpose is key to prosperity for an industry that’s central to environmental and human health.
Well-designed and managed biofloc technology systems are a viable alternative for production of various species like tilapia, to increase feed efficiency by lowering aquafeed protein requirements and to help reduce or eliminate effluent discharges.
El cultivo de bivalvos moluscos es una forma de producción de proteínas de bajo impacto, y en muchos casos es netamente positivo para la calidad del agua. Entonces, ¿por qué moverlo bajo techo? Smit y Smit en los Países Bajos
In a discussion format somewhat unique to the bustling halls of Seafood Expo North America, aquaculture backers lamented the lackluster U.S. consumer acceptance for farmed fish.
The effects of the dietary acidifier and feed additive potassium diformate (KDF) were tested in diets of juvenile Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) in Thailand. Results show that including KDF at 0.5 percent in the diets can help improve growth, survival