INTERNATIONAL FISH HEALTH CODE

BY KATE REW
THE NEW edition of the global code, which sets the standard for imports and exports of healthy fish has just been released. The third version of the International Aquatic Animal Health Code published by Office International des Epizooties (corr), lists the diseases that would stop the import or export of fish, molluscs and crustaceans, under international trade laws. There are around 30 per cent more diseases listed now than six years ago. The 157-member organisation aims to help prevent the spread of serious fish diseases and to minimise ...


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