NORWAY – An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has now been confirmed at a Arnøy Laks salmon farm in the Troms area of Norway.
Scientists of Friedrich Schiller University Jena and Jena University Hospital have decoded the antihypertensive impact of omega-3 fatty acids on a systemic level and they have also described the underlying molecular mechanisms for the first time.
The aquaculture industry has grown dramatically, and plays an important role in the world’s food supply chain. Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria associated with food animals receives much attention, and drug use in aquaculture is also an important issue.
GLOBAL – Will we soon be forced to eat jellyfish? Since the beginning of the 2000’s, these gelatinous creatures have invaded many of the world’s seas, like the Japan Sea, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, etc. Is it a cyclic phenomenon, caused by changes in marine currents or even global warming? Until now, the causes remained unknown.
Each year billions of animals make annual migrations to escape adverse environmental conditions. Migration is a spectacular and important biological phenomenon, but studying what drives animals to make these arduous journeys is extremely difficult. Food and climate are classic explanations for animal migration, but the idea that animals migrate to escape predators is less well studied.
Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus (ISAV) is a virus belongs to genus Isavirus and family Orthomyxoviridae. Ms Aamelfot studied the interaction between salmon and ISAV; and provide new information on the development of ISA.
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Research team led by Donald Lighter at the University of Arizona found that a potent toxin released by phage infected Vibrio parahaemolyticus causes tissue destruction and dysfunction of the hepatopancreas.