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Aquaculture

Covering all aspects of production of cultured aquatic species, including nutrition, genetics, reproduction, health, behaviour and welfare 

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In an attempt to reduce costs and improve the sustainability of aquafeeds, commercial fish feed producers are substituting fishmeal with crop-based...

Date
April 2019
Abstract

Our study was conducted to investigate the antibiotic susceptibility profiles, integrons and their associated gene cassettes (GCs), and insertion sequence common regions of Escherichia coli isolates from Penaeus vannamei collected at a large-scale freshwater shrimp farm in Zhejiang Province,...

Author(s)
Cheng Hui; Jiang Han; Fang JieHong; Zhu Cheng
Publisher
International Association for Food Protection
Publication
Journal of Food Protection, 2019, 82, 3, pp 470-478
Abstract

Tyramine (TA), a neuroactive chemical, plays various important physiological roles in insects by activating distinct G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). In this study, we investigated the effects of by pharmacological injection of TA on immune resistance regulation and its signal pathway in white...

Author(s)
Kuo HsinWei; Chang ChinChyuan; Cheng, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2019, 95, pp 68-76
Abstract

In July 2015, a cluster of five suspect cases of clinically diagnosed Mycobacterium marinum (M. marinum) skin infections were reported to the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPRDHU), Ontario, Canada, with two additional cases subsequently identified through case finding. All...

Author(s)
Sunil, V.; Harris, A. W.; Sine, B.; Holt, A. M.; Noseworthy, A. L.; Sider, D.; Jamieson, F. B.; White, S.; Johnston, C.; Spohn, O.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2019, 66, 1, pp 164-168
Miscellaneous

Approximately 360 species of finfish are farmed worldwide and it has been estimated that at least tens of billions of individual farmed fish might be slaughtered every year, which is a far greater number than all the individuals of any other type of farmed vertebrate animal. Finfish are considered...

Publisher
Humane Slaughter Association
Publication
Humane slaughter of finfish farmed around the world, 2018, pp 70 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

A few major ions contribute most of the weight of dissolved solids in water. Direct determination of total dissolved solids (TDS) concentration is tedious, and the electrical conductivity of freshwater and the salinity of saline water are common surrogates for TDS in aquaculture. The primary...

Date
January 2019
Subjects
aeration; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; brackishwater aquaculture; dissolved oxygen; electrical conductivity; enrichment; fertilizers; fish culture; fish ponds; freshwater aquaculture; ions; osmoregulation; phytoplankton; plankton; ponds; saline water; salinity; sediment; soil; suspended solids; turbidity; water quality
Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fish viruses and bacteria: pathobiology and protection.

This book contains 25 illustrated chapters that describe the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of bacterial and viral diseases of fishes, including: Infectious...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Cipriano, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
AbstractFull Text

Polyploidy in sturgeons makes them highly susceptible to interspecific hybridization, and these interspecific hybrids have been described in nature as well as in captivity. Nevertheless, the fitness-related traits between sturgeon hybrids and pure species have been poorly compared as yet. In the...

Author(s)
Sahana Shivaramu; Doi Thi Vuong; Havelka, M.; Šachlová, H.; Lebeda, I.; Kašpar, V.; Flajšhans, M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2019, 64, 2, pp 78-88
AbstractFull Text

[Objective]: In order to provide reference for ecological restoration of large-scale cultivation ponds of Pelteobagrus eupogon culture, methods to regulate the water quality of culture ponds by bio-floating beds were screened. [Method]: Alternanthera philoxeroides and Eichhornia crassipes...

Author(s)
Cui Liang; Li EnJun; Cheng GuangPing; Qin XiuDong; Zhang Man; Zhao XueQian; Gao ShengNan; He XuWei
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2019, 50, 1, pp 179-186

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