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Biosecurity on the Farm - Guidelines & Resources for Developing a Biosecurity Plan

  title={Biosecurity on the Farm - Guidelines & Resources for Developing a Biosecurity Plan},
  author={M. Pietrak and D. Leavitt and M. Walsh},
Aquatic farmers face enormous pressure from native and exotic disease-causing organisms, or pathogens. Infection and disease can invade from multiple sources–water, wild fish or shellfish, newly-introduced farmed fish or shellfish, contaminated equipment, predators, human visitors–and can interfere at all stages of production. Disease resulting from the introduction of new pathogens can have devastating impacts (Figure 1). Potential impacts include: production losses from mortality events; loss… Expand
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