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Cleaner fish the subject of new reference text

The first comprehensive book on the use of cleaner fish in aquaculture, edited by Jim Treasurer, research manager with FAI Aquaculture, Marine Research Facility Ardtoe, has recently been published. The new volume, which addresses the main issues in the farming of cleaner fish and offers guidance on how to improve growth and survival, includes contributions from a team of over 60 experts in cleaner fish biology, culture and deployment.

June 25, 2018  By Hatchery International Staff

The latest knowledge is presented across specialist technical areas such as cleaner fish nutrition, genetics, health, immunology and vaccinology, welfare, transport and fisheries.

It also looks at perspectives from different regions, with overviews from specialists in Norway, the UK, Ireland, Iceland, the Faroes, Canada and Chile, showing the latest developments in each country and the different ways various teams approach cleaner fish rearing as well as their practical deployment in salmon pens.

Cleaner Fish Biology and Aquaculture Applications is the first comprehensive review of the latest globally-available information on the use of cleaner fish and will be an essential read for hatchery producers, health staff, deployment personnel, all salmon farmers, researchers, students, regulators and those involved in support industry such as fish-feed and vaccine manufacturers.

Cleaner Fish Biology and Aquaculture Applications is available from http://www.5mbooks.com, priced at £150.00


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