Dr. Kaouther Maatouk (Veterinarian at INSTM Monastir) showed the impact of the main bacterial diseases affecting local production in Tunisia, with special emphasis on the increased virulence of all the pasteurellosis outbreaks that occurred during the last year.
Erik Díaz (Regional Technical & Marketing Manager at HIPRA) explained the positive impact that intraperioteneal vaccination has on the economics of the farms. He also presented ICTHIOVAC® VR/PD and ICTHIOVAC® VNN, both injectable vaccines offered by HIPRA against the main challenges faced by the industry.
Dr. Mahdi Chaka (Veterinarian at CRDA Monastir) gave an overview of the Tunisian aquaculture sector from a biosecurity and transportation perspective.
For the event, HIPRA also had the support of Aqualife for guidance on good practice for intraperitoneal vaccine administration.
To conclude the session, all the speakers participated in a round table, resolving and explaining all the questions raised by the attendees.
Once again, HIPRA reaffirms its commitment to being the reference in prevention by offering innovative and distinctive solutions, not only in Mediterranean aquaculture, but also in the principal aquaculture markets.