Training course: Fish Health, Welfare and Biosecurity in trout farming - May 8th, 2024 (Registration deadline: May 6th, 2024)

Training Course

06 May 2024


Currently Accepting Applications

COURSE DATE: 8 MAY 2024, 13:00 - 17:00 hrs (CET)

LOCATION: online


This course aims to cover various relevant aspects of fish health, welfare, and disease management, such as fish anatomy, fish responses to diseases, good welfare practices, and operational welfare indicators. Updated information on key diseases affecting trout farming in Europe will be provided. Additionally, the course will emphasise the importance of optimal biosecurity practices and their role in animal production and disease prevention. Participants will gain insights into the anatomy of trout, as well as learn optimal techniques for necropsy and disease investigation.

TARGET AUDIENCE The training course is designed for trout farm managers, trout farm staff, technical personnel, biologists, and service & supply staff.


Tutors: Hamish Rodger, Meritxell Diez-Padrisa and Ana Herrero (PatoGen AS)

Topics covered: • General principles of fish health and welfare • Fish anatomy • Optimal procedures for fish necropsy and sampling • Trout diseases • Biosecurity • Welfare considerations during fish farming operations • Welfare indicators


Language of Instruction and materials: English

Fees: Course attendance is free, thanks to Horizon Europe funding


Step 1: Complete your registration request through the form that can be found below.

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Deadline: 06 May 2024

Location: Online, May 8th - 13:00 - 17:00 (CET)