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Wednesday, 16 October 2019 08:26

Increasing demands for fish welfare

EM5 19 AQ animal welfareObjective evaluation criteria still lacking for many fish species

People keep animals for various reasons. Pets can be companions, they can play a part in hobbies or pastimes, or they can serve as test organisms in the laboratory. And of course – as farm animals – they are used for food purposes. In affluent countries, a change in values is currently taking place that is fundamentally questioning the right to use and exploit animals. Animal welfare is an increasingly significant aspect of successful marketing.

 

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 5/2019.

Published in Aquaculture