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Aquaculture Continues to Grow, Gaining On Capture Fisheries

By Heather Sadusky

The Food and Agriculture Organization’s Food Outlook, a biannual report on global food markets released this month, expects to see an increase in fisheries production in 2017 driven by aquaculture. 443 more words

"Promoting Sustainable Aquaculture" Seixas, Bostock, and Eleftheriou 2012

Citation: Seixas, S., Bostock, J., and Eleftheriou, M. “Promoting Sustainable Aquaculture.” Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 23(4), 434-450. DOI: 10.1108/14777831211232245

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Distribution of Ostreid herpesvirus-1 (OsHV-1) microvariant in seawater in a recirculating aquaculture system

Ostreid herpesvirus-1 (OsHV-1) microvariant presents a significant threat to the commercial production of Crassostrea gigas worldwide. Investigating the transmission of the virus in the estuarine environment where oysters are grown has proven to be difficult due to the complexity of the ecosystem. 288 more words


The use of size and growing height to improve Crassostrea gigas farming and breeding techniques against OsHV-1

Mortality associated with ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1) has significantly impacted Crassostrea gigas farmers all around the world. Although selective breeding programs to improve OsHV-1 resistance can significantly reduce the mortality rate below 20%, husbandry practices have also been one way to limit or decrease mortality. 411 more words


Bacteriophage therapy for the control of Vibrio harveyi in greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata)

Bacteriophage therapy has demonstrated promising results towards the control of bacterial infections within the aquaculture industry as an alternative therapy to antibiotics. This current research describes the efficacy of bacteriophage therapy in controlling vibriosis within abalone ( 189 more words


Narrated: Water Use by Inland Aquaculture

Besides publishing research on the topic of aquaculture and water use in Thailand, the Unit for Social and Environmental Research (USER) also produced a short video titled “Water Use by Inland Aquaculture in Thailand.” Yours truly provided the narration. 15 more words


Water Use by Aquaculture in Thailand

This short video produced by USER for the Lee Kuan Yew School for Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, summarizes water use by the inland aquaculture sector in Thailand. 40 more words