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Record number 370656
Title Scientific report of EFSA prepared by Working group on Eel welfare on Animal Welfare Aspects of Husbandry Systems for farmed European Eel
Author(s) Roberts, R.; Peeler, E.; Sures, B.; Vis, J.W. van de
Source [S.l.] : European Food Safety Authority (EFSA Journal 809 annex) - 50
Department(s) IMARES
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2008
Keyword(s) palingteelt - european eels - visteelt - transport - europese unie - agrarische productiesystemen - eel culture - fish culture - european union - agricultural production systems
Categories Animal Health and Welfare / Aquaculture Breeding, Reproduction and Genetics / Aquaculture Production Systems
Abstract This report covers the welfare aspects of the capture operations and transport of the glass eels to the farm, as well as the different culture systems to which the various life stages of eels are then exposed. These systems are analysed in some detail and the various areas within eel husbandry where specific welfare risks exist have been defined and analysed in relation to the different life stages and production systems. The objective of the report is to define the systems used for culture of the European eel, and to highlight any areas where such systems may increase the likelihood of negative effects on the welfare of the fish
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