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  1. The effect of tank cover on welfare of farmed Nile tilapia

    Contributor(s):: Saraiva, João L., Nogueirinha, Margarida, Teodósio, Rita, Aragão, Cláudia, Engrola, Sofia, Arechavala-Lopez, Pablo

  2. Tank cleaning temporarily increases stress and decreases affiliative behavior in zebrafish

    Contributor(s):: Powell, Christine, von Keyserlingk, Marina A. G., Franks, Becca

  3. Thermal delousing in anaesthetised small Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) post-smolts: A case study showing the viability of anaesthesia prior to delousing for improved welfare during treatment for salmon lice

    Contributor(s):: Folkedal, O., Utskot, S. O., Nilsson, J.

  4. Rubber net mesh reduces scale loss during routine handling of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

    Contributor(s):: Powell, A.

  5. In-tank underwater cameras can refine monitoring of laboratory fish

    Contributor(s):: Ellis, T., Rimmer, G. S. E., Parker, S. J., Joiner, C., Sebire, M., Verner-Jeffreys, D. W., Lines, J.

  6. Reducing the effect of pre-slaughter fasting on the stress response of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

    Contributor(s):: Bermejo-Poza, R., De la Fuente, J., Perez, C., Lauzurica, S., de Chavarri, E. G., Diaz, M. T., Villarroel, M.

  7. On-farm evaluation of the Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0): theoretical and practical considerations

    Contributor(s):: Folkedal, O., Pettersen, J. M., Bracke, M. B. M., Stien, L. H., Nilsson, J., Martins, C., Breck, O., Midtlyng, P. J., Kristiansen, T.

  8. A preliminary approach on the stress assessment through harmless procedures in farmed seabream (Sparus aurata)

    Contributor(s):: Herrera, M., Lopez, J., Herves, A.

  9. A review of factors affecting the welfare of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

    Contributor(s):: Santurtun, E., Broom, D. M., Phillips, C. J. C.

  10. Loss of light colour preference after chronic embryonic stress in rainbow trout fry: A novel and potential indicator of fish welfare?

    Contributor(s):: Colson, Violaine, Ferreira, Vitor Hugo Bessa, Luchiari, Ana Carolina, Valotaire, Claudiane, Borel, Frédéric, Bugeon, Jérôme, Prigent, Sylvain, Dickel, Ludovic, Calandreau, Ludovic, Guesdon, Vanessa

  11. Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) Seek Out Tactile Interaction with Humans: General Patterns and Individual Differences

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    Contributor(s):: Fife-Cook, I., Franks, B.

    The study of human-animal interactions has provided insights into the welfare of many species. To date, however, research has largely focused on human relationships with captive mammals, with relatively little exploration of interactions between humans and other vertebrates, despite non-mammals...

  12. Influence of social status on growth performance, reproductive success and sperm quality of the African cichlid Aulonocara nyassae

    Contributor(s):: Silva, Walisson de Souza, Gonçalves-Júnior, Lucas Pedro, Henry, Marc Roger Jean Marie, Ferreira, André Lima, Torres, Isabela Fernanda Araújo, Neves, Luanna do Carmo, Ferreira, Nathalia Soares, Luz, Ronald Kennedy

  13. Juvenile Nile Tilapia Fish Avoid Red Shelters

    Contributor(s):: Maia, Caroline Marques, Alves, Nina Pacheco Capelini, Tatemoto, Patricia

  14. Artificial Neural Network (ANN) as a Tool to Reduce Human-Animal Interaction Improves Senegalese Sole Production

    Contributor(s):: Martínez-Vázquez, J. M., Valcarce, D. G., Riesco, M. F., Sanz Marco, V., Matsuoka, M., Robles, V.

  15. Behavioural fever, fish welfare and what farmers and fishers know

    Contributor(s):: Huntingford, Felicity, Rey, Sonia, Quaggiotto, Maria-Martina

    In this article we first describe briefly how, like other ectotherms, wild fish promote effective functioning (for example, digestion and reproductive maturation) by moving through the temperature gradients that they experience in their natural habitats (showing behavioural thermoregulation). We...

  16. Effect of water temperature on aggressiveness and physiological parameters of juvenile matrinxã, Brycon amazonicus (Spix and Agassiz, 1829)

    Contributor(s):: Ferreira, Juliana do N., de Barros, Igor B. A., Carvalho, Thaís B.

    The matrinxã (Brycon amazonicus) is one of the species with the greatest rates of commercialization in the Amazon region, however, it has a high frequency of aggressiveness and cannibalism, and these traits are considered a major obstacle to the aquaculture sector. Environmental factors (e.g.,...

  17. Stress coping styles: Is the basal level of stress physiological indicators linked to behaviour of sea bream?

    Contributor(s):: Alfonso, Sebastien, Zupa, Walter, Manfrin, Amedeo, Fiocchi, Eleonora, Spedicato, Maria Teresa, Lembo, Giuseppe, Carbonara, Pierluigi

    Stress coping style (SCS) is defined as a coherent set of individual physiological and behavioural differences in stress responses that are consistent across context and over time. SCS in fish has been studied, including because it has direct implications for aquaculture productivity and welfare....

  18. Behavioural variation among divergent European and North American farmed and wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) populations

    Contributor(s):: Islam, Shahinur S., Wringe, Brendan F., Bradbury, Ian R., Fleming, Ian A.

    Animals often display consistent differences in behaviours across situations and contexts. However, little is known about how behavioural traits might vary in a context-dependent manner, with selection favouring correlated sets of behaviours in particular types of environments. Comparative...

  19. Using acoustic telemetry to assess behavioral responses to acute hypoxia and ammonia exposure in farmed rainbow trout of different competitive ability

    Contributor(s):: Gesto, Manuel, Zupa, Walter, Alfonso, Sébastien, Spedicato, Maria Teresa, Lembo, Giuseppe, Carbonara, Pierluigi

    As other vertebrates, fish differ on an individual basis in their responses to disturbance (i.e. stress) and in their capacity for adaptation to environmental change. This individual stress-coping style (SCS) might have an impact on the individual welfare in aquaculture facilities. However, most...

  20. Linking coping styles and enzymatic activity of energy metabolism in the wedge sole (Dicologlossa cuneata)

    Contributor(s):: De la Roca, Elena, Sánchez, Beatríz, López, Juan Manuel, Herves, María Antonia, Canalejo, Antonio, Herrera, Marcelino

    Knowledge of individual behavioural variations (coping styles) can be a very useful tool for aquaculture, since it could allow to adapt the culture conditions to the different behavioural traits and, thus, to reduce the stress in the fish getting in this way a better production. The objective of...