News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Salmonid Rickettsial Septicaemia

Health & Welfare

Studying the stubborn salmon disease SRS from afar

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