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Fish Vet Group open for business in Brasil

FishVet Group (FVG) the world’s largest aquaculture health provider and one of the first companies to join the Benchmark Group, today announced its expansion to Brasil.

FVG has appointed a highly skilled aquatic health team selected for their extensive experience of the region and species-specific expertise of shrimp, tilapia, and the other key aquatic species. The team is based out of a fully equipped laboratory which houses advanced diagnostic tools including qPCR, histopathology and bacteriology capabilities.

Hamish Rodger, FishVet Group, Global Managing Director commented:

We are delighted to be opening FVG, here in Brasil. Positioning a highly experienced technical team here will allow us to support the accelerating growth in aquaculture in the country through the provision of rapid-response on-farm clinical services and world-class aquatic veterinary diagnostics.”

Previous Technical Director of FishVet Group Asia, Leonardo Galli, will now head up the Brazilian team. With over 25 years’ experience in commercial shrimp farming production, managing commercial operations (hatcheries and farms) and more than 10 years’ experience in freshwater fish production.

Speaking from Natal, Leonardo Galli, Operations Director commented:

We come to fill a gap between the present challenges of the Brazilian aquaculture industry and the companies providing aquaculture services by running a pathological analyses laboratory operated by highly qualified professionals. Our growth has been demand-led and we are looking forward to developing and providing the same high quality of service FVG is renowned for in Scotland, Ireland, Norway, Thailand, Chile and North America.”

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