Project R7463 represents a 21-month study, the results of which are presented in this report. The aims of the project were to establish the importance of bacterial disease to small-scale freshwater fish farming households in Thailand and Vietnam, to determine measurable biological indicators of disease, to promote fish health and in turn enhance fish production. Ultimately, the object of the project was to develop strategies to reduce disease outbreaks using the project findings, and establish guidelines to help farmers improve their husbandry management, so as to mitigate losses due to disease and increase harvest yields.
Thompson, K.; Crumlish, M. Strategies for improved diagnosis and control of bacterial disease in small-scale fresh-water aquaculture. Final Technical Report. Institute of Aquaculture (IOA), Stirling, Scotland, UK (2001) 153 pp.