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Aquaculture Studies 2019, Vol 19, Num, 1     (Pages: 69-76)

Analysis of Fish Health Status in Terms of Sustainability of Aquaculture in Turkey-A SWOT Analysis

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1 Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Rize, 53100, Turkey DOI : 10.4194/2618-6381-v19_1_07 Viewed : 5773 - Downloaded : 4071 The sustainability of activities for the production of food or other industrial products in natural areas all over the world is perhaps one of the most important problems. In order to ensure sustainability in the aquaculture sector, all components of the sector should be synchronized. In this review, fish health status, which is an important component of the aquaculture sector in Turkey has been analysed in terms of sustainability. The article primarily discusses a brief history of Turkey's aquaculture industry and also the diseases reported from fish in the country were mentioned. In addition, other components of aquaculture sector were announced except for fish health. In this first section, information about fish health related public and private stakeholders is given. In the second part of the article, a large SWOT analysis of fish health was performed. Finally, recommendations and measures for fish health managements were presented for the sustainability of aquaculture in Turkey. Keywords : Aquaculture, Sustainability, Fish health, Turkey