Obituary Hans-Jürgen Schlotfeldt

IN MEMORIAM OF HANS-JÜRGEN SCHLOTFELDT 17th September 1938 – 29th December 2022 We are very sad to report the death of our Honorary Member H.-J. Schlotfeldt, who passed away on the 29th of December 2022 at the age of 84. H.-J. was one of the founding fathers of the EAFP … Read More

Obituary Rune Waagbø

IN MEMORIAM OF RUNE WAAGBØ Deeply shocked we received the message of the loss of our colleague Rune Waagbø. He fell ill at the end of last year and his life could not be saved. He was 63 years old. Rune lived in Bergen, Norway, and worked as program manager … Read More

Obituary Panos Varvarigos

IN MEMORIAM OF PANOS VARVARIGOS 3rd June 1960 – 2nd November 2022 We are extremely saddened by the unexpected loss of Dr. Panos Varvarigos, age 62, on the 2nd of November 2022. We will all miss Panos very much. His profound knowledge of fish pathology, his willingness to help everyone … Read More

Obituary Robin Overstreet

In Memory Dr. Robin Overstreet 1 June 1939 – 21 May 2022 The US branch of EAFP is saddened to hear of the passing of one of our esteemed members, Dr. Robin Overstreet, a highly respected fish parasitologist and pathologist. His scientific career, spanning more than 50 years, was based … 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

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


Obituary for Remmelt Bootsma. – Read it–   EAFP Branch Officers Meeting Report, Porto, 2019.  – Read it–   Review: The effects of CO2 and related water chemistry on fish: climate change vs. aquaculture. R. W. Wilson. – Read it–   Workshop Report: Setting epidemiological cut-off values for bacteria isolated … Read More

Obituary Remmelt Bootsma

Obituary Remmelt Bootsma On Sunday the 15th of March 2020, Dr. Remmelt Bootsma sadly passed away at the age of 80 years, in Blaricum, the Netherlands. Dr. Remmelt Bootsma was an important all-round fish pathologist. In 1968, he became a leading Researcher in Fish Diseases at the Dept. Pathology of … Read More

Obituary Yeshwant Kondji Khillare

Obituary Yeshwant Kondji Khillare On the 23rd of August 2019, Dr. Yeshwant Kondji Khillare. sadly passed away at the age of 63 years, in India “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die”- Thomas Campbell Dr. Khillare was born to Late Sree Kondji Khillare and Late Smt.Tanhabai … Read More

Obituary Stanislav Navrátil

Obituary Stanislav Navrátil On 11th July 2019, Professor Stanislav Navrátil, passed away after a severe disease at the age of 65. Upon his death, the fish health community lost an outstanding scientist and specialist, an excellent teacher to his students and a wonderful human being to his family members and … Read More

In memory of Dr William Toshio

We are very saddened to report the death of William Toshio (Seattle, 10-6-1922 – 12-12-2016) On December 12, 2016, Dr. William Toshio (Tosh) Yasutake passed away peacefully at home at the age of 94. He is survived by Fumi, his wife of 66 years, as well as four children and … Read More

In memory of Dr Amparo Estepa Perez

We are very saddened to report the death of Amparo Estepa Perez (Madrid, 13-1-1962 – Alicante, 9-10-2015) Dr Amparo Estepa Perez obtained a Master Degree in Biology at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. She conducted her PhD work at INIA on development of recombinant vaccines against VHSV. She defended her … Read More