Mitigating Risk

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Foodborne Pathogens Team's Executive Summary

This Fish Innovation Lab activity estimated the prevalence of foodborne pathogens and revealed that fish from retail markets had high levels of contamination with foodborne pathogens. The research team believes that an intervention at the cut-up…

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Population Ecology and Current Distribution Assessment of Invasive Crayfish in Zambia Team's Executive Summary

In the executive summary from the Population Ecology and Current Distribution Assessment of Invasive Crayfish in Zambia activity, the research team examined the population dynamics and continued spread of redclaw crayfish in the Zambezi River basin…

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Strategies for an Inclusive Aquaculture Value Chain in Bangladesh Team’s Executive Summary

The Strategies for an Inclusive Aquaculture Value Chain in Bangladesh team aimed to analyze the economic implications of increased aquaculture production in terms of food security and market access based on data obtained from a primary survey and…

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Development of a Multivalent Bacterial Fish Vaccine in Zambia Team’s Executive Summary

The Development of a Multivalent Bacterial Fish Vaccine in Zambia study revealed the potential use of autogenous vaccination in minimizing losses in aquaculture that may emanate from production diseases in Zambia. Learn about the results and the…

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Micronutrient Impact of Oysters Team’s Executive Summary

Read the Micronutrient Impact of Oysters team's executive summary to learn about their results and recommendations from their cross-sectional study among 504 women shellfishers living near three oyster estuarine sites along the coastline of Ghana.…

Image Alternative Text: Fishing is a way of life for many Cambodians and management of fisheries requires accurate data, as the fisher shown here learned.

Increasing Fisheries Sustainability for Resilience Team's Executive Summary

The Increasing Fisheries Sustainability for Resilience activity's objectives were to improve sustainable fisheries management by developing a citizen science program to monitor fish populations, create an online platform (iFISH) to visualize and…

Image Alternative Text: Map showing location of fishing communities and their fishing grounds used to estimate stocks, yields, and fishing areas by management systems. Inset shows locations of various fisheries closures used to estimate fish stocks and recovery rates in the southern Kenya–Northern Tanzanian region.

Low Optimal Fisheries Yield Creates Challenges for Sustainability in a Climate Refugia

The Achieving Coral Reef Fishery Sustainability activity in Kenya has a new journal article in Conservation Science and Practice. From the research, both fisheries stock and catch assessment methods found low production and excess effort when…

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Improving Biosecurity Team's Executive Summary

The Improving Biosecurity activity in Nigeria aimed to better understand the disease and health status of catfish aquaculture through the deployment of a digital epidemiology survey, collection and laboratory analyses of biological samples, and a…

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Fish Breeding Technology in Bangladesh Offers Convenience and Quality to Farmers and Consumers

"Cryopreservation—preserving and storing the sperm cells of fish—helps maintain valuable genetic material and supports the growing aquaculture sector in the country." The Fish Innovation Lab activity on cryogenic sperm banking of carp in Bangladesh…

Image Alternative Text: Map of Zambia with an insert of the northern region of Lake Kariba where Siavonga, the study area, is located.

An Investigation of Bacterial Pathogens Associated with Diseased Nile Tilapia in Small-Scale Cage Culture Farms on Lake Kariba, Siavonga, Zambia

The Development and Investigation of the Delivery Mode of a Multivalent Bacterial Fish Vaccine in Zambia activity has a new journal article in Fishes. This study investigated disease outbreaks in farmed Nile tilapia in Siavonga among small-scale…