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Interleukin-17 suppresses grass carp reovirus infection in kidney cells by activating NF-κB signaling.

Aquaculture 2020 Apr 16;520:734969. Epub 2020 Jan 16.

School of Biology and Basic Medical Sciences, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215123, China.

The grass carp accounts for a large proportion of aquacultural production in China, but the hemorrhagic disease caused by grass carp reovirus (GCRV) infection often causes huge economic losses to the industry. Interleukin 17 (IL-17) is an important cytokine that plays a critical role in the inflammatory and immune responses. Although IL-17 family members have been extensively studied in mammals, our knowledge of the activity of IL-17 proteins in teleosts in response to viral infection is still limited. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7112052PMC

Microencapsulated diets to improve growth and survivorship in juvenile European flat oysters ().

Aquaculture 2019 Apr;505:256-262

Department of Zoology, The David Attenborough Building, University of Cambridge, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QZ, United Kingdom.

Sustainable expansion of aquaculture is critical to global food security, and bivalve shellfish aquaculture represents a sustainable method to provide people with affordable nutritious food. Oysters represent 54% of the global bivalve market by value, with propagation of juveniles within hatcheries critical to allow the industry to grow. Growth and survival of juvenile oysters in hatchery systems is constrained by suboptimal feed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.02.072DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6420816PMC
April 2019
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Bacterial community analysis of marine recirculating aquaculture system bioreactors for complete nitrogen removal established from a commercial inoculum.

Aquaculture 2019 Mar 28;503:198-206. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Sustainable Aquaculture Systems Inc., 715 Pittstown Road, Frenchtown, NJ 08825, USA.

An experimental recirculating aquaculture system was constructed under ambient seawater conditions to compare microbial community diversity of nitrifying and denitrifying biofilters that were derived from a commercial inoculum used for aquarium applications. Next generation sequencing revealed distinct and diverse microbial communities in samples analyzed from the commercial inoculant and the denitrification and nitrification biofilters. In all samples, communities were represented by a few dominant operational taxonomic units (OTUs). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.12.078DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6376983PMC
March 2019
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Symbiont-derived sphingolipids regulate inflammatory responses in rainbow trout ().

Aquaculture 2018 Oct 31;495:932-939. Epub 2018 May 31.

Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, USA.

Farmed fish live in association with diverse bacterial communities that produce wide arrays of metabolites. In rainbow trout, the skin and the gills are colonized by , a bacterium known to produce sphingolipids (SLs). The goal of this study is to evaluate the ability of SLs to regulate rainbow trout inflammatory responses. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.05.051DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6338430PMC
October 2018
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Impact of dietary phosphorous in diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon ( L.) with reference to early skeletal development in freshwater.

Aquaculture 2018 Mar;490:329-343

Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, UK.

In order to assess the effect of dietary phosphorus (P) in reducing vertebral malformations and improving freshwater (FW) performance in triploid Atlantic salmon (), both triploid and diploid Atlantic salmon were fed three different dietary P inclusion levels (low: 4.9, medium: 7.7, and high: 9. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.02.049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5905282PMC
March 2018
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Evaluation on the antiviral activity of arctigenin against spring viraemia of carp virus.

Aquaculture 2018 Jan 5;483:252-262. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

College of Animal Science and Technology, Northwest A&F University, Xinong Road 22nd, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China.

Spring viraemia of carp virus (SVCV) causes high morality in several economically important cyprinid fishes, but there is no approved therapy up to now. To address the urgent need for therapeutics to combat SVCV infection, we investigated the anti-SVCV activities of 12 natural compounds and 7 common antiviral agents using epithelioma papulosum cyprini (EPC) cells in this study. From the 19 compounds, we identified arctigenin (ARG) has the highest inhibition on SVCV replication, with maximum inhibitory percentage on SVCV > 90%. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2017.09.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7126542PMC
January 2018

Cryobanking of aquatic species.

Aquaculture 2017 Apr 1;472:156-177. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

CCMAR-Centre of Marine Sciences, University of Algarve, Campus Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal.

This review is focused on the applications of genome cryobanking of aquatic species including freshwater and marine fish, as well as invertebrates. It also reviews the latest advances in cryobanking of model species, widely used by the scientific community worldwide, because of their applications in several fields. The state of the art of cryopreservation of different cellular types (sperm, oocytes, embryos, somatic cells and primordial germ cells or early spermatogonia) is discussed focusing on the advantages and disadvantages of each procedure according to different applications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.05.042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5737826PMC
April 2017
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Modelling growth performance and feeding behaviour of Atlantic salmon ( L.) in commercial-size aquaculture net pens: Model details and validation through full-scale experiments.

Aquaculture 2016 11;464:268-278

Nofima, NO-6600 Sunndalsøra, Norway.

We have developed a mathematical model which estimates the growth performance of Atlantic salmon in aquaculture production units. The model consists of sub-models estimating the behaviour and energetics of the fish, the distribution of feed pellets, and the abiotic conditions in the water column. A field experiment where three full-scale cages stocked with 120,000 salmon each (initial mean weight 72. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.06.045DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5268353PMC
November 2016
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Environmental and physiological factors shape the gut microbiota of Atlantic salmon parr ( L.).

Aquaculture 2017 Jan;467:149-157

Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen AB24 2TZ, UK.

Gut microbes are key players in host immune system priming, protection and development, as well as providing nutrients to the host that would be otherwise unavailable. Due to this importance, studies investigating the link between host and microbe are being initiated in farmed fish. The establishment, maintenance and subsequent changes of the intestinal microbiota are central to define fish physiology and nutrition in the future. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.07.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5142738PMC
January 2017
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PRODUCTION AND ECONOMIC OPTIMIZATION OF DIETARY PROTEIN AND CARBOHYDRATE IN THE CULTURE OF JUVENILE SEA URCHIN .

Aquaculture 2016 10 12;463:51-60. Epub 2016 May 12.

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Biology, 1300 University Blvd., CH 375, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA, 205-934-2045.

Juvenile (ca. 3.95± 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.05.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5221704PMC
October 2016
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Amine reactive dyes: an alternative to estimate membrane integrity in fish sperm cells.

Aquaculture 2016 10 20;463:71-78. Epub 2016 May 20.

Aquatic Germplasm and Genetic Resources Center, School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, 2288 Gourrier Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70820.

Fluorescent dyes that binds irreversibly to cellular amines, come in several available emission spectra, and do not poses health concerns were used to evaluate membrane integrity in fish sperm cells. The objectives of the present study were to determine: (1) a working dye concentration for fish sperm samples, and (2) if the traditional propidium iodide/SYBR-14 staining combination was comparable with the amine reactive dye (ARD) methods at identifying cell populations with intact and compromised membranes after sperm activation, refrigerated storage, and exposure to cryoprotectant and surfactant. Zebrafish () sperm were obtained by stripping, and pooled samples (in triplicate) were used in all tests. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.05.031DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5089071PMC
October 2016
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Time-to-response toxicity analysis as a method for drug susceptibility assessment in salmon lice.

Aquaculture 2016 11;464:570-575

Institute of Aquaculture, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK.

The salmon louse (Krøyer, 1837) is an ectoparasite causing infections of wild and farmed Atlantic salmon ( L.) in the Northern hemisphere. While control at commercial mariculture sites increasingly employs non-medicinal approaches, such as cage designs reducing infection rates and biological control through cleaner fish, anti-parasitic drugs are still a requirement for effective fish health care. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.08.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035062PMC
November 2016
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Optimizing dietary levels of menhaden and soybean oils and soybean lecithin for pre-gonadal somatic growth in juveniles of the sea urchin .

Aquaculture 2015 Sep;446:198-205

Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama, 35294, USA.

Dietary lipids serve as important sources of energy and essential fatty acids for aquatic animals. Sources of animal and plant oils are increasingly limited as well as expensive, and dietary requirements associated with the inclusion of these oils must be carefully evaluated to facilitate sustainable and affordable formulations. In this study, we investigated quantities of menhaden oil (MO) with and without soybean lecithin or soybean oil (SO) to determine appropriate levels for optimal somatic growth for pre-gonadal juvenile . Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2015.05.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4487859PMC
September 2015
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Evaluation of a high-EPA oil from transgenic in feeds for Atlantic salmon ( L.): Effects on tissue fatty acid composition, histology and gene expression.

Aquaculture 2015 Jul;444:1-12

Institute of Aquaculture, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom.

Currently, one alternative for dietary fish oil (FO) in aquafeeds is vegetable oils (VO) that are devoid of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs). Entirely new sources of n-3 LC-PUFA such as eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and docosahexaenoic (DHA) acids through de novo production are a potential solution to fill the gap between supply and demand of these important nutrients. was metabolically engineered to produce a seed oil (ECO) with > 20% EPA and its potential to substitute for FO in Atlantic salmon feeds was tested. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2015.03.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4459488PMC
July 2015
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Effects of transportation stress and addition of salt to transport water on the skin mucosal homeostasis of rainbow trout ().

Aquaculture 2015 Jan;435:120-127

Centre of Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology Biology Department University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM87131 USA.

Transportation of live fish is a common practice among aquaculture facilities. Many studies have previously reported how transport elicits physiological stress responses and increases disease susceptibility in farmed fish. The aim of this work is to investigate the changes that the skin of rainbow trout () experiences due to stress. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2014.09.027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4332845PMC
January 2015
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Successful yellow head virus infection of requires clathrin heavy chain.

Aquaculture 2015 Jan 22;435:480-487. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University (Salaya Campus), Nakhon Pathom 73170 Thailand.

Viral disease caused by the Yellow head virus (YHV) had great impact on economic loss in the aquaculture industry. Prevention or curing YHV disease is still not possible due to the lack of understanding of the basic mechanisms of YHV infection. In this report, the endocytosis inhibitors (chlorpromazine (CPZ), amiloride and methyl-β-cyclodextrin (MβCD)) were used to identify the cellular entry pathway of YHV. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2014.10.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7112056PMC
January 2015

Efficacy of a pharmaceutical preparation based on glycyrrhizic acid in a challenge study of white spot syndrome in white shrimp ().

Aquaculture 2014 May 22;428:280-283. Epub 2014 Mar 22.

Departamento de Fisiología y Farmacología, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Av. Universidad CP 3000, Coyoacán, México City 04510, Mexico.

There is a lack of preventive and therapeutic drug-based treatments for the shrimp viral disease known as white spot syndrome (WSSV). Thus a challenge study inducing WSSV in juvenile white shrimp () was established, setting 4 groups: challenged - not treated and unchallenged, untreated control groups and two experimental ones (E1 and E2) both treated with diammonium glycyrrhizic acid, extracted from licorice with added vitamins and oligoelements, and as in-feed medication. Group E1 received diammonium glycyrrhizic acid included in their daily feed, starting 17 days before challenge with WSSV and maintaining the treatment for further 5 days after the end of the trial, which was set on day 18. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2014.03.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7127188PMC

Preferential feeding on high quality diets decreases methyl mercury of farm-raised common carp ( L.).

Aquaculture 2012 Mar;338-341(100):105-110

WasserCluster Lunz, Biologische Station, Aquatic Lipid Research and Ecotoxicology, Dr. Carl Kupelwieser Promenade 5, A-3293 Lunz am See, Austria ; Universität Wien, Department of Limnology, Althanstraße 14, A-1090 Wien, Austria.

This study on aquaculture ponds investigated how diet sources affect methyl mercury (MeHg) bioaccumulation of the worldwide key diet fish, common carp (). We tested how MeHg concentrations of one and two year-old pond-raised carp changed with different food quality: a) zooplankton (natural pond diet), b) cereals enriched with vegetable oil (VO ponds), and c) compound feeds enriched with marine fish oils (FO ponds). It was hypothesized that carp preferentially feed on supplementary diets with the highest biochemical quality (FO diet over VO diets over zooplankton). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.01.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3617597PMC
March 2012
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Sources of variation in flow cytometric analysis of aquatic species sperm: The effect of cryoprotectants on flow cytometry scatter plots and subsequent population gating.

Aquaculture 2012 Dec 11;370-371:179-188. Epub 2012 Oct 11.

Aquaculture Research Station, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.

The use of fluorescent staining and flow cytometry to assess sperm quality in aquatic species has increased over the past decade, but comparisons among studies are difficult or impossible due to variation in application, analysis, and reporting of protocols and data.The goal of the present study was to determine the effect of exposure to two cryoprotectants commonly used for cryopreservation of sperm from aquatic species on the accuracy of flow cytometric assessment of sperm quality.Membrane integrity of zebrafish (Danio rerio) sperm exposed to 10% and 20%methanol and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO)in 300 mOsm kg(-1) Hanks' balanced salt solution (HBSS) or calcium-free HBSSwas determined using SYBR 14/propidium iodide staining. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.09.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3500965PMC
December 2012
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EFFECT OF DIETARY PROTEIN AND CARBOHYDRATE LEVELS ON WEIGHT GAIN AND GONAD PRODUCTION IN THE SEA URCHIN

Aquaculture 2012 Aug;358-359:253-261

University of South Florida, Department of Biology, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620.

Adult were fed eight formulated diets with different protein (ranging from 12 to 36%) and carbohydrate (ranging from 21 to 39 %) levels. Each sea urchin (n = 8 per treatment) was fed a daily sub-satiation ration of 1.5% of average body weight for 9 weeks. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.06.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4076750PMC
August 2012
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Feeding preferences of mesograzers on aquacultured Gracilaria and sympatric algae.

Aquaculture 2011 Dec;322(323):218-222

Department of Biology, The American University in Cairo, New Cairo 11835, Egypt.

While large grazers can often be excluded effectively from algal aquaculture operations, smaller herbivores such as small crustaceans and gastropods may be more difficult to control. The susceptibility of three Gracilaria species to herbivores was evaluated in multiple-choice experiments with the amphipod Ampithoe ramondi and the crab Acanthonyx lunulatus. Both mesograzers are common along the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2011.09.035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3375704PMC
December 2011
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Tol2-mediated transgenesis in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).

Aquaculture 2011 Oct;319(3-4):342-346

Department of Biology, University of Maryland, 1210 Biology/Psychology Building, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA.

The Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is an important species in aquaculture and an excellent model system for laboratory studies. Functional genetic analysis using this species has been difficult because existing methods for producing transgenics are inefficient. Here we show that the Tol2 transposon system can be used to create transgenic tilapia with high efficiency. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2011.07.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3175368PMC
October 2011
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Whole-body cortisol response of zebrafish to acute net handling stress.

Aquaculture 2009 Dec;297(1-4):157-162

Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, U.S. Geological Survey and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 104 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-3803, USA.

Zebrafish, , are frequently handled during husbandry and experimental procedures in the laboratory, yet little is known about the physiological responses to such stressors. We measured the whole-body cortisol levels of adult zebrafish subjected to net stress and air exposure at intervals over a 24 h period; cortisol recovered to near control levels by about 1 h post-net-stress (PNS). We then measured cortisol at frequent intervals over a 1 h period. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2009.08.035DOI Listing
December 2009
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Inhibition of white spot syndrome virus in shrimp by sequence-specific siRNA.

Aquaculture 2007 Oct 4;271(1):21-30. Epub 2007 Jul 4.

State Key Laboratory for Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, PR China.

RNA interference (RNAi) is a sequence-specific, post-transcriptional process of mRNA degradation. Here, we described specific silencing of five white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) genes in with sequence-specific siRNAs. These genes included DNA polymerase (), ribonucleotide reductase small subunit (), thymidine kinase and thymidylate kinase (), and . Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.06.029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7112065PMC
October 2007

Comparison of intestinal gene expression in Atlantic cod () fed standard fish meal or soybean meal by means of suppression subtractive hybridization and real-time PCR.

Aquaculture 2007 Jul 7;267(1):269-283. Epub 2007 Feb 7.

Aquaculture Protein Centre, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, PO Box 8146 Dep., 0033 Oslo, Norway.

Gene expression was studied in Atlantic cod fed two different diets, fish meal (FM) and dehulled and extracted soybean meal (SBM). RNA was isolated from the distal part of the mid-intestine of Atlantic cod and suppression subtractive hybridization (SSH) was employed to screen for genes that showed changes in expression in response to the two dietary treatments. We made a cDNA subtracted library, isolated and sequenced 192 clones. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.01.048DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7173017PMC

Post-thaw amendment of cryopreserved sperm for use in artificial insemination of a viviparous fish, the green swordtail .

Aquaculture 2006 Sep 20;259(1-4):403-414. Epub 2006 May 20.

Aquaculture Research Station, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA.

Sperm cryopreservation protocols have been developed for live-bearers such as the green swordtail and the platyfish . Despite the high post-thaw motility (~75%) obtained in both species, the requirements of sperm storage within the female reproductive tract coupled with the process of internal fertilization place functional demands upon cryopreserved sperm samples far beyond those of oviparous species. The purpose of this study was to facilitate the artificial insemination process with cryopreserved sperm of through evaluation of parameters related to sperm quality after thawing. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2006.05.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5736018PMC
September 2006
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Replacement of fish meal in cobia () diets using an organically certified protein.

Aquaculture 2006 Jun 10;257(1):393-399. Epub 2006 Jan 10.

Virginia Tech Aquaculture Center, 1 Plantation Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0321, USA.

A six-week feeding trial was conducted to evaluate the use of a yeast-based, certified organic protein source as a replacement for fish meal in diets for cobia. Five experimental diets were formulated to provide 40% crude protein and 11% dietary lipid (dry matter basis) with the yeast-based protein source replacing Special Select® menhaden fish meal at 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% of dietary protein. Ten juvenile cobia (initial weight 11. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2005.11.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7112107PMC

Modulatory effects of ammonia-N on the immune system of to virulence of white spot syndrome virus.

Aquaculture 2004 Nov 18;241(1):61-75. Epub 2004 Sep 18.

Key Laboratory of Marine Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Oceanology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China.

To study response to white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) under ammonia stress, were exposed to 5 mg l ammonia-N and challenged orally with WSSV (NW). Controls consisted of an ammonia-N-exposed control group (N), a WSSV-challenged positive control group (W), and an untreated control group (control). Immune parameters measured were total haemocyte count (THC), haemocyte phagocytosis, plasma protein content and haemolymph enzymatic activities for prophenoloxidase (proPO), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), and nitric oxide synthase (NOS). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2004.08.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7112129PMC
November 2004

In situ detection of Australian gill-associated virus with a yellow head virus gene probe.

Aquaculture 2002 Feb 29;205(1):1-5. Epub 2002 Jan 29.

Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA.

A digoxigenin-labeled gene probe for yellow head virus (YHV) was used to detect gill-associated virus (GAV) in from Australia via in situ hybridization. In GAV-infected shrimp, positively reacting tissues included: lymphoid organ, gills, antennal gland, and cuticular epithelium of the stomach. This demonstrates that a YHV probe can be used as a diagnostic tool for GAV and supports previous suggestions that these two viruses are closely related. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0044-8486(01)00666-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7172130PMC
February 2002

Compositional and toxicological evaluation of the diazotrophic cyanobacterium, Cyanothece sp. strain ATCC 51142.

Aquaculture 1995 ;134:339-49

Deparment of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.

Compositional analyses of Cyanothece sp. strain ATCC 51142 showed high protein (50-60%) and low fat (0.4-1%) content, and the ability to synthesize vitamin B12. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0044-8486(95)00054-6DOI Listing
April 1997
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Triploidy induction in recently fertilized Atlantic salmon ova using anaesthetics.

Aquaculture 1989 ;78(3-4):229-36

DAFS Marine Laboratory, Victoria Road, Aberdeen, Great Britain.

The comparative effectiveness of five general anaesthetics as agents for inducing triploidy in recently fertilized Atlantic salmon ova is reported. Triploid rates and triploid yields following the exposures of eggs from a single female fish to nitrous oxide, and separately to Freon 22, were shown to be related to the partial pressure and duration of exposure. The maximum triploid yield (79. Read More

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January 1989
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Public health considerations associated with molluscan aquaculture systems: Human viruses.

Aquaculture 1984 Jun 3;39(1):299-315. Epub 2003 Oct 3.

Department of Energy and Environment, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973 U.S.A.

The documentation of several recent outbreaks of human virus diseases associated with the consumption of shellfish has reiterated the threat posed by these agents to the shellfish industry. This article reviews pertinent outbreaks, identifies principal viral agents involved, and delineates systems which may be at greatest risk. The results of two recent laboratory studies which sought to define environmental factors that contribute to virus accumulation by shellfish are also discussed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0044-8486(84)90273-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7130952PMC
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