Welfare assessments of aquaculture equipment and methods

Welfare of farmed stock has a direct impact on the productivity, health, product quality, as well perception of the industry to consumers and other stake holders. Fish welfare means humane treatment of the fish throughout their entire life span from egg to the food market, minimizing stress and/or pain through the use of approved analgesic and anaesthetic agents during necessary interventions. Aquamedic offers expert welfare assessment of new and existing aquaculture equipment, and consultant advice on measures to secure welfare-friendly management and intervention practices in aquaculture.