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New 100% online training course from FishVet Group and Benchmark Knowledge Services on The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon

Contingency Plan Prepared to Prevent Early Mortality Syndrome

02 December 2013, at 12:00am

ECUADOR - The National Fisheries Institute (INP) has drafted a contingency plan to prevent the entry of Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) into the country's shrimp farms.

Today, the Asian shrimp industry faces a deep crisis from EMS, which has caused heavy losses to the countries affected by this disease.

Shrimp farming one of the largest generators of foreign exchange and employment in Ecuador, which is why a workshop is being organized to prevent the entry of the disease into the country.

The course will be held today (Monday, 2 December, 2013), from 09H00 to 15H30, in the auditorium Mosquera Luis Arriaga, INP - Letamendi 102 and Ria.

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The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon.

It is vital that fish farm operatives who are responsible for farmed fish are trained in their health and welfare. This will help to ensure that fish are free from disease and suffering whilst at the same time promote good productivity and comply with legislation.

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