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Pakistan’s National Strategy on Aquatic Animal Health

Introduction Aquaculture has been experiencing a global trend in transboundary diseases that affect both farmed and wild aquatic species. These diseases emerge, spread rapidly, and cause major production losses approximately every three to five years. However, there is often a long delay between the initial observation of a mortality event caused by an unknown pathogen Pakistan’s National Strategy on Aquatic Animal Health

Pakistan’s National Residue Control Plan for Aquaculture Products

  Introduction The importance of aquaculture as a protein source for human consumption is increasingly recognized, but with it comes a growing concern about antibiotic residues in cultured fish and shrimp. To mitigate the potential risk of diseases, fish farmers often use antimicrobial agents during production. However, the misuse, overuse, and inadequate withdrawal periods of Pakistan’s National Residue Control Plan for Aquaculture Products