Fish Farmer

Benchmark Genetics strengthen­s the fish health team


ØYVIND J. Brevik has been hired as Fish Health Manager, Salmon with responsibi­lity for fish health in all the global production units connected with the Benchmark Genetics breeding programmes for Atlantic salmon. Before joining Benchmark and for more than 10 years, Øyvind had the role of Senior Researcher and worked as part of the global R&D fish health team at Cermaq. In this role, his focus was on emerging diseases, improving diagnostic­s, biosafety and fish welfare. Øyvind has an

MSc in Aquamedici­ne and a PhD in Intracellu­lar Bacterial Fish Pathogens from the University of Bergen. www.bmkgenetic­

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