EAFP Small Grant Scheme 2018 Rationale: In light of an overall reduction of grant funding opportunities in the field of aquatic animal health, the EAFP is launching a new 2018 Small Grant Scheme to assist its members in obtaining training in new methods or support collaboration which can further improve research … Read More


News and Views   Sporulating Haplosporidium nelsoni in Crassostrea gigas in a production bay in Ireland. E. Collins, S. McCleary, T. Morrissey, M. Geary, C. O’Connor and D. Cheslett. – Read Preview-   Elthusa poutassouiensis (Penso, 1939), comb. nov. (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) for Meinertia (Ceratothoa) poutassouiensis, parasite of the blue whiting, Micromesistius … Read More

19 Fish Immunology Workshop

Dear colleagues, The 19th annual Fish Immunology Workshop organized by WAGENINGEN INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL SCIENCES (WIAS) Wageningen University & Research, CELL BIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY (CBI) and AQUACULTURE & FISHERIES (AFI), supported by the International Society of Fish and Shellfish Immunology will take place in Wageningen (NL) from 29th April to … Read More


News and Views   Cold temperatures inhibit infection (soft tunic syndrome) of sea pineapple Halocynthia roretzi by the kinetoplastid parasite Azumiobodo hoyamushi. K-W Nam, Y-K Shin and K-I Park. – Read Preview-   Haliphthoros milfordensis isolated from eggs and larvae of mud crab (Scylla tranquebarica) in Sabah, Malaysia. Y. N. Lee, K. … Read More

3rd UK-IRL – Galway 2018

EAFP UK & Ireland Branches Third Meeting ‘’Connecting Academia with Industry for improved Aquatic Animal Health” Following on from the successful meetings in Keele (2014) and Stirling (2016), the Marine Institute in Ireland is happy to host the third meeting in Galway on 11 – 12th September 2018. The theme of … Read More


News and Views   Utilising pathology codes to detect increases in aquatic animal disease occurrence: a retrospective case study. L. M. Hall, S. Duguid and P. A. Noguera. – Read Preview-   Capsular typing of Streptococcus agalactiae (Lancefield group B streptococci) from fish using multiplex PCR and serotyping. C. A. Shoemaker, … Read More

2018 Annual Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference

2018 Annual Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference The Veterinary Vaccinology Network will hold its fourth conference on 18th and 19th January 2018 in Stirling, Scotland. Vaccines represent one of the most cost-effective interventions for prevention, control, and eradication of diseases. Veterinary vaccines not only protect against animal health but also enhance animal welfare; … Read More