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

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


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


News and Views   Second workshop on aquatic animal health in Chile: current status and future challenges. P. Smith – Read it–   Multifactorial causes of mass mortality in Oreochromis niloticus in Kafr El-Sheikh, Egypt. D. A. Abdel-Moneam, R. A. Ibrahim, M. Nashaat, M. Shaalan* – Read it–   Evaluation … Read More


News and Views   Assessment of genetic tools for detection of carp edema virus (CEV) by a laboratory comparison test in Germany. S. M. Bergmann*, S. Klafack, Y. Jin, V. Jung-Schroers, A. Kappe, E. Nardy, S. Bornstein, N. Scuda, J. Kilwinski, M. Runge, T. L. Prüfer, H-P. Hamann, W-I. Bock, … Read More