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


News and Views   ACTIVITY REPORT: Zebrafish as a model for fish diseases: a successful new webinar format. A. Gerras, E. J. Kim, L. von Gersdorff Jørgensen, M. Haahr Marana, S. Zrnčić, B. Gorgoglione* – Read it–   Comparison of cell culture and qPCR for detection of European North Atlantic … Read More

EAFP 2021 – Third Announcement

20th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISEASES OF FISH AND SHELLFISH Virtual conference20th – 23nd September 2021 THIRD ANNOUNCEMENT Call for Papers and Registration Abstract submission will close on: Friday 14 May 2021 Dates to Remember Deadline for abstract submission                          … Read More

Nominations for EAFP Officers-2

ELECTIONS FOR THE EAFP COUNCIL Within the deadline of the call for nomination for the EAFP Council, there were no nominations for the post of the EAFP Treasurer. Therefore we are repeatedly inviting for the nominations from EAFP Members for the post of the, EAFP Treasurer effective from September 2021 … Read More

EAFP Student Awards 2021

EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS AWARDS TO PARTICIPATE 20TH EAFP MEETING ON-LINE ARE NOW OPEN! The EAFP will provide 15 awards for early career scientists (PhD students and postdoctoral fellows) working on fish, shellfish and crustacean diseases to participate the on-line 20th EAFP conference. Awards include free Conference registration. Eligible applicants are: … Read More