Extended Abstract Deadline for Weymouth 2022

4th meeting of the UK & Ireland EAFP branches Call for abstracts deadline extended for Friday 12th August! The 4th EAFP UK and Ireland branch meeting will be hosted by Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) in Weymouth, Dorset on 14 & 15 September 2022. The meeting will … Read More

Genomics of Fish Pathogens Workshop

Genomics of Fish Pathogens Workshop At the EAFP UK & Ireland branch meeting in Weymouth 2022, we are hosting a Genomics of Fish Pathogens workshop for early career researchers (ECRs). We are excited to give researchers who have no experience with doing bioinformatics their first shot at working with genomics … Read More

Second announcement – 18th Joint Conference of the German, Austrian and Swiss Branches of the European Association of Fish Pathologists (EAFP)

Dear EAFP members and other interested parties, We are very pleased to confirm that the 18th Joint Conference of the German, Austrian and Swiss Branches of the European Association of Fish Pathologists (EAFP), will take place from 05 to 07 October 2022 in Hanover, Germany. The conference venue will be … Read More

Registration & Call for Abstracts

4th  Meeting of the UK & Ireland EAFP Branches Registration and call for abstracts now open! Deadline for Abstracts: Friday 5th August 2022 Deadline for Registration (standard rates*): Friday 26th August 2022 Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words. Please avoid using references within text unless necessary (maximum of … Read More

Obituary James C. Chubb

IN MEMORIAM OF JAMES C. CHUBB 12th February 1936 – 25th March 2022 It is with great sorrow that I learnt that our dear colleague and friend Jimmy Chubb passed away on 25th March. Jimmy completed his B.Sc. and Ph.D. at the University of Liverpool where he taught from 1959 … Read More


Occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in wild pejerrey Odontesthes bonariensis (Teleostei, Atherinidae). L. A. Romano, M. da C. Klosterhoff, A. F. F. de Medeiros, F. P. S. Oliveira, V. F. Pedrosa – Read it–   First report of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) DNA in red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) in … Read More


News and Views   REVIEW: Welfare of farmed fish: moral considerations, science, and problems of implementation. M. Pavlidis – Read it–   WORKSHOP REPORT: Workshop: How outputs from EU projects can upgrade health management in Mediterranean aquaculture. S. Zrnčić, F. Padros, S. Tavornapanich, N. Lorenzen, D. Volpatti, I. Mladineo, A. … Read More


News and Views   Levels of antioxidant enzyme activities in cultured rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fed with different diet compositions. J. S. Vranković, M. B. Stanković, Z. Z. Marković – Read it–   Effect of ploidy status of juvenile turbot, Scophthalmus maximus, on innate immune response and disease susceptibility against … Read More

Fish Parasites handbook

We are glad to announce the publication of “Fish Parasites: A Handbook of Protocols for their Isolation, Culture and Transmission”, the first book of the EAFP Book series under an agreement with 5M publishing. The prevailing situation in aquatic animal health demands a better understanding of fish parasitic diseases and … Read More


News and Views   Intensity scale of side effects in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) post intraperitoneal injection with commercial oil-adjuvanted vaccines. H. Tziouvas, P. Varvarigos – Read it–   Overview on pathogenesis and histopathological observations of hyperostosis in two fish species; Scomberoides lysan (Forsskal, 1775) and Pomacanthus sextriatus (Cuvier, … Read More