One third of all animal protein produced on the planet comes from the water - half of this is from aquaculture.
Grant Stentiford is Team Leader for Pathology and Molecular Systematics at the Cefas Weymouth Laboratory and an honorary Associate Professor at the University of Exeter.
His work focuses on some of the most important diseases affecting aquatic food animals and the future prospects for their control in the context of global aquatic food security. On Twitter @grantstent.
Grant D. Stentiford Pathology and Microbial Systematics Theme Lead , Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), Barrack Road, The Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, United Kingdom. A recent Newton Fund Researcher Links workshop on aquatic animal disease gave …
Millions of people enjoy seafood. But achieving food security remains a significant and ongoing challenge for society.
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