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Fish & Aquaculture

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of fish, crustaceans, and molluscs reared in aquaculture, as well as ornamental fishes.

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A total of 100 specimens of the greater lizardfish Saurida tumbil were collected during the current investigation from the coasts of Hurghada City at the Gulf of Suez, Red Sea, Egypt; and necropsied to study their metazoan parasites. Of the total specimens collected, 32.0% were found to be...

Author(s)
Abdel-Gaber, R.; Fouad, D.; Farid Ataya; Morsy, K.; Maher, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Gene, 2019, 683, pp 243-252
News Article

To what extent crowding results in abnormal behaviours that can impact welfare and stress coping styles in farmed fish is unclear. A study published...

Date
December 2018
CAB ReviewFull Text

The question of whether fish have the capacity to experience a state akin to pain was first empirically addressed by Jan Verheijen's seminal study on carps in 1983. Subsequently, comprehensive evidence has been presented not only on the anatomical prerequisites for a pain system in several fish...

Date
December 2018
Subjects
analgesics; angling; animal behaviour; animal welfare; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; emotions; fearfulness; fishing; neurons; neurophysiology; pain; stimuli
Author(s)
Schroeder, P.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare in a changing world.

This 273-paged book outlines a number of the key dilemmas in animal welfare for today's, and tomorrow's, world. The issues discussed range from the welfare of hunted animals, to debates around intensive farming versus sustainability, and the effects of climate and environmental change. It explores...

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
AbstractFull Text

The salmon louse (Lepeophtherius salmonis), is a crustacean ectoparasite of salmonids and causes significant economical losses in Atlantic salmon farms. The aim of this study was establishing the in vitro culture and explants of infective stage of L. salmoins. The skin epithelial cell line of the...

Author(s)
Devadason, C.
Publisher
JEBAS
Publication
Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 6, 3, pp 617-622
AbstractFull Text

Lysozyme, a humoral defence protein, played an important bactericidal activity in Atlantic salmon and halibut. Turbidometric and bactericidal killing assays were used to determine the lysozyme level and serum killing activity respectively. A challenged experiment in native halibut (Hippoglossus...

Author(s)
Devadason, C.
Publisher
JEBAS
Publication
Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 6, 1, pp 236-242
AbstractFull Text

Salmonella spp. is a pathogen responsible for severe foodborne infections, can be introduced into the fish production chain through inadequate handling or hygiene or contact with contaminated water, and is not a biological contaminant originally reported in fish. Fish microbiological safety is a...

Author(s)
Fernandes, D. V. G. S.; Castro, V. S.; Cunha Neto, A. da; Figueiredo, E. E. de S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 8, pp e20180141
AbstractFull Text

The dinoflagellate Piscinoodinium pillulare is a parasite with low parasitic specificity and unspecific geographical distribution. This research reported a simple and practical method - the principle of spontaneous sedimentation - to identify the presence of P. pillulare during massive infestations...

Author(s)
Gomes, A. L. S.; Costa, J. I. da; Benetton, M. L. F. de N.; Bernardino, G.; Belem-Costa, A.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 7, pp e20170680
AbstractFull Text

The study aimed to investigate Leishmania infection in a population of dogs (92 animals) in a fishing area of Bonito Municipality, and evaluate comparatively the serological methods used, immunoenzymatic assay (ELISA), indirect immunofluorescence antibody test (IFAT), and rapid Dual Path-Platform...

Author(s)
Brilhante, A. F.; Dorval, M. E. C.; Galati, E. A. B.; Castro, V. de O. L. de; Rocca, M. E. G.; Facco, G. G.; Souza, C. da S. F. de; Nunes, V. L. B.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 3, pp e20170332

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Animal Health & Production Compendium

An encyclopaedia on the health and production of pigs, poultry and ruminants, including food safety. Contains pictures, and text on diseases, pathogens, parasites and breeds. Visit AHPC