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Aquaculture is the world’s fastest growing food-production sector, but as the industry grows, so does the amount of antibiotics used to keep farmed fish free of disease. Chadag Vishnumurthy Mohan, lead scientist at World Fish, a non-profit research organization in Penang, Malaysia, spoke to Nature about what must be done to keep antimicrobial resistance at bay.
A 12-point checklist in the design and practical application of active surveillanceof diseases in aquatic organisms (farmed and wild) has been developed to serve asa methodological approach and guidance for a multidisciplinary team particularlyin countries where surveillance expertise is limited.