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Industry
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-741
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: synopsis of Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) research to date and review/recommendation of future AGD related R&D directions including the development of a vaccine for AGD

The major outcome of this project was the development of a 2011 R&D strategy by the TSGA. This included a list of R&D priorities for 2011, including AGD related research, and a specific list of areas of interest for 2011. Subsequent to this the TSGA received 7 project proposals pertaining to...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-217
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquafin CRC - Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: development of an AGD vaccine: phase II

Amoebic gill disease (AGD) is considered to be the most significant health problem for farmed Atlantic salmon in Tasmania, costing the industry an estimated $15-20 million pa. It is caused by the presence of Neoparamoeba spp. on the gills and if untreated can lead to death. Although some control of...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2004-215
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquafin CRC - Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: establishment of challenge for AGD

This project has increased our knowledge of Amoebic Gill Disease, in particular about the pathogen and the dynamics of infection.  We have described a new species of neoparamoeba, Neoparamoeba perurans, and showed that it has been consistently associated with AGD worldwide.  Stocking...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1995-087
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Aquatic disease preparedness assessment

Prior to the initiation of this project, it was recognised that while State/Territory, as well as Commonwealth, legislation is well-developed for the management of traditional stock animal diseases, legislation has not addressed adequately issues concerning aquatic animal diseases and their control....
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory