Schaumburg, Ill. -- As demand for seafood continues to grow, so do diseases affecting farmed fish.
-- As demand for seafood continues to grow, so do diseases affecting farmed fish.
International authorities will gather in August to develop, implement, audit and certify aquaculture biosecurity programs meant to prevent diseases in all types of seafood.
"We've reached an international level of awareness about the importance of farmed seafood products and how the veterinary profession can assist producers, industries, governments and ultimately consumers," says David Scarfe, DVM, Ph.D., an assistant director in the AVMA's Scientific Activities Division and an expert on aqualculture issues.
The International Aquaculture Biosecurity Conference will be held Aug. 17 and 18 in Trondheim, Norway.
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