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Latest Infectious salmon anemia virus Stories

2015-04-01 23:01:08

The New Brunswick Aquaculture Industry is off to a rocky start in 2015 with reported disease and confirmed escapes of Atlantic salmon from open-net pens. St.

2014-04-30 23:04:54

Land based, closed-containment raised Atlantic salmon are proven to be grown free of disease such as Infectious Salmon Anemia and sea lice--conditions which often plague the open net pen aquaculture

2013-12-31 23:02:42

2013 was a celebratory year for ASF with many major milestones being reached. St.

2013-11-29 23:01:15

Large-scale escapes and infectious disease all too common in Canadian operations.

2013-09-30 23:32:50

Following the escape of over 20,000 mature farmed Atlantic salmon, the sustainability of the salmon farming industry needs to be questioned, says the Atlantic Salmon Federation. Corner

2012-09-19 23:04:05

Today, viable technologies produce healthy farmed fish completely separate from the surrounding environment and wild fish. St.

Fish Flu: Genetics Approach May Lead To Treatment
2011-11-10 09:31:00

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has provided the first look* at a genetic structure that may play a critical role in the reproduction of the infectious salmon anemia virus (ISAV), more commonly known as the "fish flu." A scourge in fish farms with a mortality rate as high as 90 percent, ISAV was recently found in wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest for the first time, threatening an already dwindling population and the vast food web it supports....

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2010-06-22 12:10:21

Until recently, the disastrous scale of the threat posed by salmon farms to the fauna and National Park of the Aysén region of southern Chile was entirely unknown.

2010-04-28 11:12:00

Current management refuses to acknowledge, address key problems with its salmon farms CAMPBELL RIVER, British Columbia, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pure Salmon Campaign today called for the resignation of Geir Isaksen, CEO of Cermaq, one of the world's two largest producers of farmed salmon.

2009-08-17 09:27:00

New Film Shows Ongoing Destruction Caused by Norwegian-Owned Salmon Farms TRONDHEIM, Norway, Aug.


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