Social and economic aspects of aquatic animal health

KE Adam, GJ Gunn

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Abstract

Aquaculture is an increasingly important source of animal protein for a growing global population. Disease is a major constraint to production, with resultant socio-economic impacts for individuals, communities and economies which rely on aquaculture. Aquatic animal health is also strongly influenced by human factors, ranging from international trade regulations to the behaviours of individuals working in aquaculture. This article summarises the human factors associated with aquaculture production using international examples for illustration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323 - 329
Number of pages7
JournalRevue Scientifique et Technique de I'OIE
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusFirst published - 1 Apr 2017

Keywords

  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic animal health
  • Bangladesh
  • Chile
  • Disease
  • Economic loss
  • Employment
  • Food security
  • Trade
  • Zoonosis

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