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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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20 - 21 March 2018 - Uphall, West Lothian, Scotland

Venue
Uphall, West Lothian, Scotland
Country
UK
Abstract

White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) is a lethal pathogen of shrimp and many other crustaceans, which has been causing huge economic losses in global aquaculture. Laminin receptor (LR) is a cell surface receptor which participates in the interactions between cells as well as cells and extracellular...

Author(s)
Liu LingKe; Li WeiDong; Gao Yan; Chen RongYuan; Xie XiaoLu; Hong Heng; Wang KeJian; Liu HaiPeng
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2018, 79, pp 186-194
CAB ReviewFull Text

There is a growing need to understand how our current interactions and practices influence fish welfare and wellbeing. Particularly given the increasing use of fish both as model organisms in research, for example zebrafish used in biomedical experiments, and also in terms of food production in...

Date
October 2017
Subjects
animal health; animal models; animal welfare; aquaria; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; disease models; environmental management; fish culture; fish production; food production; gene expression; handling; molecular genetics; stress; stress response
Author(s)
Braithwaite, V. A.
News Article

A study has shown that group-housed zebrafish show lower levels of stress when they undergo procedures like fin clipping than those who are housed...

Date
October 2017
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

Gonad development in fish is generally assumed to be negatively influenced by interspecific hybridization, resulting in sterility or sub-sterility. However, this is not the case in sturgeons (Acipenseridae), in which fertile hybrids are common. In the present study, we investigated gonad...

Author(s)
Linhartová, Z.; Havelka, M.; Pšenička, M.; Flajšhans, M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 1, pp 1-10
AbstractFull Text

The contamination of surface waters by pesticides used in agriculture is a problem of worldwide importance. Neonicotinoids are the first new class of insecticides introduced in the last 50 years, and the neonicotinoid, Imidacloprid is currently the most widely used insecticide in the world. The...

Author(s)
Vijayan, A. S.
Publisher
Applied Zoologists Research Association
Publication
Journal of Applied Zoological Researches, 2017, 28, 2, pp 243-248
AbstractFull Text

In the present study, 300 grey mullets were collected from the Kayamkulam estuary, south west coast of Kerala for the detection of monogenean fish parasites during the period of February 2015 to January 2016. Out of the 300 host fishes, 65 fishes were infested with parasites. Three species of...

Author(s)
Dhanya, P.; Amina, S.
Publisher
Applied Zoologists Research Association
Publication
Journal of Applied Zoological Researches, 2017, 28, 2, pp 229-232
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To investigate the level of persistent organic pollutants in Hangzhou retailed foods, to carry out preliminary dietary exposure assessment and to provide evidence for risk assessment and dietary guidance. Methods: A total of 50 samples of fish oil, pork, milk, baby formula, milk powder,...

Author(s)
Zhu ShuYi; Zhang LuYi; Chen Chen; Yan LiSha; Zhang XuChao; Zhou Bin; Zhang TingTing; Shen Jie; Shen HaiTao; Hu Yu
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Publication
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2017, 8, 11, pp 4439-4444
AbstractFull Text

The sea is rich in biological resources, including many active polysaccharides with novel structure and special function. Shellfish in China is rich in resources and variety. Yields of Scallop, Abalone, Mytituscoruscus, Crassostrea, Ruditapes philippinarum and Cycline sinensis occupy the front rank...

Author(s)
Liu ZhiChang; Wang HaiBo; Hong Bin; Li ZhiBo; Zhao QianCheng; Li Ying
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Publication
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2017, 8, 11, pp 4231-4238

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