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Severity and humane endpoints in fish research

Severity and humane endpoints in fish research - REGISTRERING R STENGT

Experiment i fish has to be classified as Terminal, Mild, Moderate or Severe

Opening registration 08:00

Topics 

  • 0830-0850 Aurora Brønstad, UoB, Norway. Introduction and Humane endpoints.
  • 0850-0935 Anne D. Degryse, FELASA (WG Severity Assessment) . Severity classification.
  • 09:35-10:15 Trygve Poppe, Norway´s Environmental and Life Sciences University, Norway. Why ethics also should apply to fish

10:15-10:30 Coffee break

WELFARE OF FARMED SALMON AND CLEANER FISH 

  • 10:30 -10:50 Inger Fyllingen, Norwegian Food Safety Authority, Norway. Welfare status of farmed salmon.
  • 10:50- 11:10 Nils Fredrik Vestvik, Blue Planet Academy, Norway. Welfare of farmed cleaner fish during production and treatments.
  • 11:10-11:30 Stine Kolstø, FOMAS AS, Norway. Gill health in farmed fish – a welfare issue

11:30-12:30 Lunch break

HUMANE ENDPOINTS IN FISH RESEARCH

  • 12:30-13.00 Gunvor Knudsen, Norwegian Food Safety Authority, Norway. How to evaluate severity levels in fish trials.
  • 13:00-13:20 Adrian Smith, NORECOPA, Norway. Prepare guidelines – How can they help to reduce severity in fish trials.
  • 13:20 -13:40 Jonatan Nilsson, IMR, Norway. Group size in fish studies matters (how many extra fish do you need?).
  • 13:40-14:00 Frode Oppedal, IMR, Norway. Extreme environments, tolerance thresholds and large-scale trials with millions of individuals.
  • 14:00 – 14:20 Frode Oppedal, IMR, Norway. Aquatic animal tag use in salmon aquaculture habitats. Challenges and data relevance.

14:20-14:40 Coffee break

WELFARE MONITORING TOOLS SESSION

  • 14.40-15:20 Lars Helge Stien, IMR, Norway. Salmon Welfare Index (SWIM) guidelines.
  • 1520-1545 Linda Andersen, ILAB, and Anita Rønneseth, UoB, Norway. Introduction to workshop on score sheet development.
  • 15:45-16:00 Aurora Brønstad, UoB, Norway. Summary of the day