Sponsor message

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

Crayfish Plague In Italy

by 5m Editor
30 July 2010, at 1:00am

ITALY - The Veterinary Service in Italy has reported an outbreak of Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci).

The disease has been found in fresh water, wild crawfish population.

So far only one case has been confirmed, and the crayfish was found dead.


The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon course

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.

Find out more