Aquaculture for all

PatoGen and SAMS set date for gill health workshop

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A collaborative workshop that focuses on harmful plankton and gill health in aquaculture is set to take place on 24 January 2024 at the Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS), near Oban.

Left to Right: Fish gills under microscope, workshop participants using microscopes.
Left to right: fish gills viewed under a microscope and workshop participants gaining hands-on skills at a PatoGen workshop

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PatoGen, a company focused on providing expertise and data in efforts to support sustainable seafood production, has teamed up with the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) to deliver a comprehensive gill and harmful plankton workshop.

Course overview

This informative course will have instruction from tutors Ana Herrero, and Hamish Rodger. The materials will cover practical aspects related to harmful plankton (phyto- and zoo-) as well as gill health in marine aquaculture.


The workshop will involve lessons in microscopy, sampling methods, including for disease diagnosis, and updates on gill health research.

The workshop is aimed at fish health professionals, veterinarians, biologists and farm technical staff.

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