General approach to fish welfare and to the concept of sentience in fish[1]

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Article
Panel on Animal Health and Welfare
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2009.954
Panel members at the time of adoption
Bo Algers, Harry J. Blokhuis, Anette Bøtner, Donald M. Broom, Patrizia Costa, Mariano Domingo, Mathias Greiner, Jörg Hartung, Frank Koenen, Christine Müller-Graf, David B. Morton, Albert Osterhaus, Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Mohan Raj, Ronald Roberts, Moez Sanaa, Mo Salman, J. Michael Sharp, Philippe Vannier and Martin Wierup.
Acknowledgements

The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of the Working Groups on
Fish Welfare-Atlantic Salmon, Trout, Carp, Sea Bass/Sea Bream and European eel for the
preparation of this opinion: Zdenek Adamek, Marie-Laure Bégout, Donald M. Broom, Toby
Carter, Børge Damsgård, Derek Evans, Tore Hastein, Alan Henshaw Felicity Huntingford,
Zsigmond Jeney, Sunil Kadri, Gilles Lemarie, Giovanna Marino, David Morton, Christine
Müller-Graf, Michalis Pavlidis, Edmund J. Peeler, Maciej Pilarczyk, Patrick Prunet, Ronald
J. Roberts, Lynne U. Sneddon, Bernd Sures, Geir L. Taranger, James Turnbull, Hans Van de
Vis and Rod Wootten.

Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-708
Adopted
29 January 2009
Published in the EFSA Journal
24 February 2009
Last Updated
22 September 2009. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
seabass, seabream, welfare, risk assessment, fish-farming, abiotic factors, biotic factors, feeding, husbandry, disease