Velferð og heilsa fiska í lagareldi/Animal welfare and health in aquaculture

Animal health and welfare is a crucial aspect of any production where live animals are held in captivity. Apart from the moral and ethical obligation to ensure good animal welfare, there is increased focus from the consumers around the globe that the food that they consume is produced in a good way. A healthy and robust life stock is an essential element in maintaining good welfare. There are numerous factors that can impact the health and welfare of farmed fish and the aim must be to optimize the factors that are within our control to yield the best result for the fish.