Latest Fish diseases and parasites Stories
Following a recent international workshop on closed containment, Bill Taylor, President of the Atlantic Salmon Federation, comments on the benefits of using land based, closed-containment technology
The Journal of Parasitology presents a study featuring a new method of identifying parasites in various fish species.
The $15 billion ornamental fish industry faces a global problem with antibiotic resistance, a new study concludes, raising concern that treatments for fish diseases may not work when needed – and creating yet another mechanism for exposing humans to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
A study shows that worms infecting fish grow 4 times faster at higher temperatures and manipulate the behavior of fish.
A recent study suggests that parasites in fish, including threatened species of Oregon coho salmon, may have more profound impacts on fish health than has been assumed, and could be one of the key mechanisms by which habitat and land use changes cause salmon mortality.
A new UC Davis study contradicts earlier reports that salmon farms were responsible for the 2002 population crash of wild pink salmon in the Broughton Archipelago of western Canada.
Entire populations of North American fish already are being affected by several emerging diseases, a problem that threatens to increase in the future with climate change and other stresses on aquatic ecosystems, according to a noted U.S. Geological Survey researcher giving an invited talk on this subject today at the Wildlife Disease Association conference in Blaine, Wash.
Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have gained a key insight into a disease that is devastating the UK's fish farming industry.
By ART HOLDEN By ART HOLDEN Daily Record Outdoor Editor While some stories have called it "an escaped killer," the recent viral hemorrhagic septicemia disease discovered recently in fish in Clear Fork Reservoir isn't the concern some make it out to be, and definitely is not of concern for humans.
By OUT DOORS JIM MORRIS That dreaded fish disease VHS (viral hemorrhagic septicemia) has been found again, this time at Clearfork Reservoir, near Mansfield, detected while doing routine tests on muskellunge.
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, from the Latin words "Salmo" meaning salmon, and "salar" meaning "leaper") is a species of fish in the Salmonidae found in the northern Atlantic Ocean and in rivers that flow into the Atlantic. It breeds in the rivers of Western Europe from northern Portugal north to arctic Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and the east coast of North America from Connecticut in the United States north to northern Labrador in arctic Canada. At sea, it is found mainly in the waters...