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Sanitary Risk Management

Expert's Take

Increased globalization (knowledge, animals and raw material) has fueled fish and shrimp aquaculture output. However, along with this globalization there has been a spread of pathogens (bacteria, viruses and parasites) contaminating aquatic farms. Rapid intensification of aquatic animal production systems also exposes farms to pathologies likely to decrease animal performance.
The following articles deal with topics of interest to breeders of fish and shrimp. AQUATECHNA introduces some of the issues currently faced by aquaculture industries and suggests concrete ways to address those issues.


Farmed fish are the potential target of many pathogens including bacteria, viruses and parasites. Each farm evolves within a unique health context that is the result of various factors including location, history, the choice of species reared, and the production system applied. Yet, whatever the type of farming used, biosecurity fundamentals remain the same.


For over twenty years, many tropical shrimp farms have been subject to the cyclical emergence and development of new transmissible diseases with serious impacts consequences on the profitability of fish farms.  What diseases are shrimps particularly vulnerable to? What are the problems posed by the specificities of the shrimp’s immune system? How can we avoid the sanitary risks likely to affect shrimp in the context of rearing?

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The TECHNA Group in VIV ASIA 2015

AQUATECHNA is pleased to announce its participation to the VIV ASIA 2015. This exhibition is a major event for animal production in Asia. Aquaculture will have an important place in this exhibition with a dedicated hall. AQUATECHNA will share its booth with its sister company: TECHNA NUTRITION VIETNAM & TECHNA FRANCE NUTRITION.

We will be happy to welcome you on our booth (Stand G062, Hall 102) from March 11th to 13th.
On the menu:

  • The official launch of ACTILIP our new additive designed to enhance fat and fat soluble compounds digestion,
  • An update on the numerous trials ran by AQUATECHNA in 2014.