Journal article

Amoebic gill disease (AGD) in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) farmed in Chile

Patricio A Bustos, Neil D Young, Marco A Rozas, Harry M Bohle, Ricardo S Ildefonso, Richard N Morrison, Barbara F Nowak

Aquaculture | ELSEVIER | Published : 2011

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

This work formed part of a project of ADL Diagnostic Chile Ltda. and received funds from Chilean Economic Development Agency (CORFO). We thank Dr David Groman (UPEI, Canada) and Dr Jeremy Carson (Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment, Launceston, Australia) for their valuable contribution to the diagnosis of AGD in Chile. We would like to thank Ms Victoria Valdenegro for doing the statistical analyses. The monitoring of copepods was a part of Chilean salmon industry surveillance program coordinated by INTESAL (Instituto Tecnologico del Salmon). The monitoring of ISA followed "ISA Contingency Plan" developed by Sernapesca (National Fisheries Service) in August 2007 (Resolution Number 1670) and then included in the Sanitary Specific Program to ISA Surveillance and Control.