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Public Comments Sought on New Fish Welfare Report

20 August 2014, at 1:00am

EUROPE - The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) working group draft report on the health and welfare of farmed fish and aquatic animals is now available for comment.

The draft report aims to make recommendations on how to improve the health and welfare of aquatic animals while also to maximise veterinary value in the sector.

All members of FVE and other aquatic experts are welcome to suggest any additions, omissions and edits to

Deadline for comments is 12 September 2014.


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.

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