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Inland water fisheries are a significant source of dietary protein to human populations, and consequently they are essential economic activities worldwide. However, both natural waters and aquaculture systems, which form the freshwater fisheries are faced with a problem of fish parasitic diseases...

Author(s)
Chibwana, F. D.; Mshana, J. G.; Katandukila, J. V.
Publisher
University of Dar es Salaam, Faculty of Science
Publication
Tanzania Journal of Science, 2020, 46, 1, pp 45-52
AbstractFull Text

The present study investigated the growth performance, weight gain, feed conversion ratio, growth and survival rate of European catfish (Silurus glanis L.) fingerlings reared for one month in tanks with different colours. Four colours were used: light blue, white, green and black. The experimental...

Author(s)
Krasteva, V.; Zaikov, A.; Yankova, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University
Publication
Agricultural Science and Technology, 2020, 12, 1, pp 19-23
Abstract

Viral glycoproteins are expressed by many viruses, and during infection they usually play very important roles, such as receptor attachment or membrane fusion. The mature virion of the white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is unusual in that it contains no glycosylated proteins, and there are currently...

Author(s)
Huang JiunYan; Wang HaoChing; Chen YuChun; Wang PoSue; Lin ShinJen; Chang YunShiang; Liu KuanFu; Lo ChuFang
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2020, 108,
News Article

The farming of fish and shellfish has the potential to feed a growing global population, thereby ensuring global food security. A review of recent...

Date
April 2020
Miscellaneous

This supplementary document highlights the report of UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance (UK-VARSS) for the year 2018. The antibiotic sales data from 2005 to 2018 are presented in chapter 1 (sales of veterinary antibiotics) and are based on sales of antibiotic veterinary...

Publisher
Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)
Publication
Supplementary Material (UK-VARSS 2018), 2019, pp 61 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biosecurity in animal production and veterinary medicine: from principles to practice.

The book Biosecurity in Animal Production and Veterinary Medicine is the first compilation of both fundamental aspects of biosecurity practices, and specific and practical information on the application of the biosecurity measures in different animal production and animal housing settings. This...

Author(s)
Dewulf, J.; van Immerseel, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Gill diseases are a growing health challenge in salmon farming worldwide, but many gaps remain in our knowledge. Gill diseases are generally complex and multifactorial disorders, often with presumable spatial and temporal distribution patterns, but are highly difficult to effectively prevent and...

Date
June 2019
Subjects
amoebic gill disease; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; disease control; disease prevention; economic impact; fish diseases; gills; infections; outbreaks; parasites; parasitoses; protozoal infections; salmon culture; spatial distribution; summer; winter
Author(s)
Rozas-Serri, M.
AbstractFull Text

In the present study a multistage sampling technique using semi-structured questionnaire was used to obtain information on socioeconomic characteristics of the respondents and on economic loss of smoked fish resulting from insect pest infestation. Smoked fishes were bought from 10 markets in Oyo...

Author(s)
Ayeloja, A. A.; George, F. O. A.; Jimoh, W. A.; Adebis, G. L.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University
Publication
Agricultural Science and Technology, 2020, 12, 1, pp 82-86
AbstractFull Text

The present study investigated the growth performance, weight gain, feed conversion ratio, growth and survival rate of European catfish (Silurus glanis L.) fingerlings reared for one month in tanks with different colours. Four colours were used: light blue, white, green and black. The experimental...

Author(s)
Krasteva, V.; Zaikov, A.; Yankova, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University
Publication
Agricultural Science and Technology, 2020, 12, 1, pp 19-23

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