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Dates for DAA9 Announced

posted Jun 1, 2013, 3:06 PM by John Bostock
The Fish Health Section (FHS) of the Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) is very pleased to
announce that the 9th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture (DAA9) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 24-28 November 2014.

The Fish Health Section of the Asian Fisheries Society was founded in May 1989 with the goal to improve regional knowledge on fish health management and to support sustainable aquaculture development in Asia Pacific. FHS strives to promote interaction by bringing together fish health researchers to share their knowledge and experience The FHS is credited with holding triennial symposia on “Diseases in Asian Aquaculture” (DAA) where members and aquatic  animal health professionals meet to discuss broad issues and specific topics related to aquatic animal health. FHS has conducted earlier symposia in Bali, Indonesia (1990); Phuket, Thailand (1993); Bangkok, Thailand (1996); Cebu, The Philippines (1999); Gold Coast, Australia (2002); Colombo, Sri Lanka (2005); Taipei, Taiwan (2008) and Mangalore, India (2011). Each of these symposia brought together more than 300 aquatic animal health scientists, students, government researchers and industry personnel from over 30 countries to discuss issues pertaining to aquatic animal disease, their diagnosis, prevention and control.