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Mediterranean Aquaculture in a Changing Climate: Temperature Effects on Pathogens and Diseases of Three Farmed Fish Species

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    0552995 - BC 2022 RIV CH eng J - Journal Article
    Cascarano, M. - Stavrakidis-Zachou, O. - Mladineo, Ivona - Thompson, K. - Papandroulakis, N. - Katharios, P.
    Mediterranean Aquaculture in a Changing Climate: Temperature Effects on Pathogens and Diseases of Three Farmed Fish Species.
    Pathogens. Roč. 10, č. 9 (2021), č. článku 1205. E-ISSN 2076-0817
    EU Projects: European Commission(XE) 677039 - ClimeFish
    Institutional support: RVO:60077344
    Keywords : bass dicentrarchus-labrax * bream sparus-aurata * gilthead sea bream * salmon salmo-salar * meager argyrosomus-regius * diplectanum-aequans wagener * hysterothylacium-aduncum nematoda * sparicotyle-chrysophrii monogenea * electron-microscopic description * isopod ceratothoa-oestroides * climate change * fish diseases * Mediterranean Sea * seabass * seabream * meagre
    OECD category: Microbiology
    Impact factor: 4.531, year: 2021
    Method of publishing: Open access
    https://www.mdpi.com/2076-0817/10/9/1205

    Climate change is expected to have a drastic effect on aquaculture worldwide. As we move forward with the agenda to increase and diversify aquaculture production, rising temperatures will have a progressively relevant impact on fish farming, linked to a multitude of issues associated with fish welfare. Temperature affects the physiology of both fish and pathogens, and has the potential to lead to significant increases in disease outbreaks within aquaculture systems, resulting in severe financial impacts. Significant shifts in future temperature regimes are projected for the Mediterranean Sea. We therefore aim to review and discuss the existing knowledge relating to disease outbreaks in the context of climate change in Mediterranean finfish aquaculture. The objective is to describe the effects of temperature on the physiology of both fish and pathogens, and moreover to list and discuss the principal diseases of the three main fish species farmed in the Mediterranean, namely gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata), European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax), and meagre (Argyrosomus regius). We will attempt to link the pathology of each disease to a specific temperature range, while discussing potential future disease threats associated with the available climate change trends for the Mediterranean Sea.
    Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0328048

     
     
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