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


ELECTION RESULTS FOR EAFP COUNCIL POSITIONS FOR 2021-2025:   EAFP PRESIDENT EAFP MEETING SECRETARY EAFP TREASURER   Following the call published in the EAFP Bulletin, Issue 41(1) and on the EAFP website, the nominations for EAFP Council posts were:   EAFP President: Klaus Knopf (Germany) and Ivona Mladineo (Czech Republic) EAFP … Read More

ParaFishControl guides

The EU H2020 project ParaFishControl has developed specific tools to help farm managers to control parasitic diseases in their farms. These tools provide information to support the management of the main disease-causing parasites affecting the farming of salmonids, turbot, carp, European sea bass and gilthead sea bream in European countries. … Read More

2021 EAFP Council elections

EAFP Council elections Regarding the EAFP Council elections – announced in EAFP Bulletin Issue 41(1), on the EAFP web site, and in the EAFP Newsletter (March 2021), nominations for EAFP Council posts effective from September 2021 are now closed.   Nominees for EAFP President: Klaus Knopf (Leibniz Institute of Freshwater … Read More

Obituary Emmett Booker Shotts

Obituary Emmett Booker Shotts On Tuesday the 9th of March 2021, Dr. Emmett Booker Shotts, Jr. sadly passed away at the age of 89 years, in Gainesville, Georgia-US Dr. Emmett Booker Shotts, Jr., age 89, of Cleveland, Georgia, peacefully passed away on March 9th, 2021 at Ashton Senior Living in … Read More