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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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We have developed a dynamic epidemiological model informed by records of viral presence and genotypes to evaluate potential transmission routes maintaining a viral pathogen in economically and culturally important anadromous fish populations. In the Columbia River Basin, infectious hematopoietic...

Author(s)
Ferguson, P. F. B.; Breyta, R.; Brito, I.; Kurath, G.; LaDeau, S. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Ecological Modelling, 2018, 377, pp 1-15
CABI Book Info
Cover for Invasive species and human health.

This book, which consists of 11 chapters, highlights the major impact of invasive alien plants and animals on human health. This includes not only direct effects through contact with the species via bites, wounds and disease, but also indirect effects caused by changes induced in ecosystems by...

Author(s)
Mazza, G.; Tricarico, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

Date
April 2018
Subjects
agricultural wastes; animal feeding; animal manures; animal nutrition; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; feeds; fertilizers; fish culture; nitrogen; organic fertilizers; phosphorus; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; plankton; pond culture; ponds; shellfish; shrimp culture; shrimps
Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
News Article

Belgian, English and Australian scientists are calling on the Australian authorities to review their decision to introduce cyprinid herpesvirus 3...

Date
March 2018
AbstractFull Text

Assessment of seminal oxidative stress indicators is emerging as a valuable prognostic tool in assisted reproductive technology. We investigated levels of oxidative stress caused by reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the antioxidant enzyme defence system comprising superoxide dismutase (SOD),...

Author(s)
Shaliutina-Kolešová, A.; Rui Nian; Ashtiani, S.; Rodina, M.; Cosson, J.; Linhart, O.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 2, pp 78-84
AbstractFull Text

The objectives of this study were to estimate linkage disequilibrium (LD), describe and scan a haplotype block for the presence of genes that may affect milk production traits in Portuguese Holstein cattle. Totally 526 animals were genotyped using the Illumina BovineSNP50 BeadChip, which contained...

Author(s)
Salem, M. M. I.; Thompson, G.; Chen ShanYuan; Beja-Pereira, A.; Carvalheira, J.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 2, pp 61-69
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To offer a reference for comprehensive controlling of WSSV and IHHNV in cultural Penaeus vannamei in Guangxi, the epidemiology status of these viruses was investigated in Guangxi coastal areas from 2013 to 2016 in the present study. Method: According to the current situation of P....

Author(s)
Liang JingZhen; Ma Sha; Xiao ShuangYan; Han ShuYu; Huang YanHua; Huang DeSheng; Zhang ZhenHao; Lv ZhongJian; Qin ZhiBiao; Huang Jun
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 5, pp 1088-1096
AbstractFull Text

Phytic acid is the largest form of phosphorus storage in plant seeds and is present as a large part of the organic phosphorus found in soil. However, phytate cannot be directly used by plants and some non-ruminant animals, such as pigs, birds and fish. Phytases form a class of phosphatase enzymes...

Author(s)
Nascimento, J. C. dos S.; Fonsêca Filho, L. B. da; Andrade, G. P. de; Albuquerque, P. V. de; Amorim, M. J. A. A. L. de; Miranda, M. E. L. C. de; Alcantara, S. F. de; Mesquita, E. P. de; Pereira, L. B. de S. B.; Porto, A. L. F.
Publisher
Pubvet
Publication
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 6, pp 1-7
AbstractFull Text

The study was conducted to assess the intestinal and body development of Rhamdia quelen (gray-pink) and Astyanax altiparanae (gray-pink) fingerlings. The water quality during the experimental period was ∼25°C, 4-8 ppm dissolved oxygen, pH 7.0, 3.5 ppm ammonia and 1.75 mg/litre nitrate. Results...

Author(s)
Schwarz, K. K.; Cunha, B. L. L.; Angelo, R. P. dos S.
Publisher
Pubvet
Publication
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 6, pp 1-9

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