Updated "Guide to Using, Drugs, Biologics and Other Chemicals in Aquaculture" Now Available
All aquaculture operations have occasional demand for drugs, biologics, and other chemicals. It is critical that these products are utilized in a manner that is consistent with their intended use, best management practices, and relevant rules and regulations. A companion treatment calculator is also available in Excel formats.
The Guide was developed by the American Fisheries Society, Fish Culture Section, Working Group on Aquaculture Drugs, Chemicals, and Biologics, as a comprehensive introduction to the use of regulated products in aquaculture and a resource for fish culturists, fish health specialists, veterinarians, and others.
Click here to download the Guide and Treatment Calculator.
Veterinary Feed Directive
Information on the new animal drug regulations to implement the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), there are links to 5 sites with more information. Click here
FDA Searchable Database for Animal Drugs FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
Animal Drugs @ FDA Searchable Database has been Redesigned by the Center for Veterinary Medicine - The database allows "... veterinarians, pet owners, animal producers and others to get information about approved animal drugs by application number, sponsor name, proprietary name, ingredient, application status, dosage form, route, indication and species ... When completed, the new site will also provide a “one-stop shop” for additional information related to approved animal drugs, including: Freedom of Information Summaries; Environmental Assessments; Findings of No Significant Impact; Blue Bird Labels; Green Book reports
The Animal Drugs @ FDA website: http://animaldrugsatfda.fda.gov/
Merck Animal Health and GlobalVetLINK have partnered to develop Aquaflor eVFD's