Global Aquaculture Innovation Award finalist Ace Aquatec’s Humane Stunner Universal easily renders fish unconscious for a more humane slaughter process.
Study evaluated effects of stunning methods (thermal shock and electric shock) on the welfare of three crustacean species, including Pacific white shrimp.
There’s an opportunity to expand the U.S. market for farmed seafood if the aquaculture industry were to more widely adopt humane production practices, according to a study by Changing Tastes and Datassential.
Despite the positive outputs of the global salmon farming business it remains a target for sharp criticism. In Scotland, the industry’s battle against misleading and inaccurate information reaches a new level.
El bienestar animal en las granjas de peces abarca la salud, la dieta, la calidad del agua, la cría, el manejo y el beneficiamiento. Añada el enriquecimiento del ambiente a la lista, como una compañía de salmón escocés, que mantiene
Animal welfare on fish farms encompasses health, diet, water quality, husbandry, handling and slaughter. Add environment enrichment to the list, like a Scottish salmon company, which keeps its fish healthy by keeping them busy.
At this year’s GOAL conference in Guangzhou, China, leading animal welfare and aquatic animal disease experts will share knowledge about how producers can gird their operations. EMS, EHP, streptococcosis and sea lice will be addressed, as will the latest in
Removing the eyestalk of broodstock female shrimp aided in the explosive growth of commercial-scale aquaculture. An undertaking by a Central American shrimp farmer has shown that producing shrimp without ablation can ease animal welfare worries without the feared drop in
Quantification of fish behavior is complex and depends on the experimental setup and biomarkers applied. A simple method was tested to quantify locomotor behavior to evaluate the effects of simulated water treatment scenarios using peracetic acid.