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Aquaculture species, like any other livestock species, are susceptible to disease. In addition to being a risk for wild, native species, health issues on aquaculture farms are one of the most significant causes of economic loss for the industry. Using good management practices, including adhering to safe biosecurity principles, is the best way to safeguard fish health on your farm.
Below is a list of resources which may be helpful to you in keeping your farmed fish healthy:
Michigan Reportable Animal Disease List
List of Aquaculture Veterinarians
Interactive Map for Aquaculture Veterinarians
MSU Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL)
USDA Aquaculture Health Website
American Fisheries Society (AFS) Fish Health Section, Blue Book
Best Management Practices for Aquaculture in Wisconsin and Great Lakes Region
Biosecurity for Aquaculture Facilities in the North Central Region (NCRAC)
US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Aquatic Animal Health Program