The trout farming industry is widely established in many parts of the world. Health management and availability of trout health products are the challenges in this industry. Merck Animal Health supports trout producers by developing products and vaccination programs.

Below are a few of our key products related to trout health.

  • AQUAFLOR®: Family of broad-spectrum, in-feed antibiotics for the treatment of bacterial diseases in fish cause by bacteria susceptible to florfenicol.
  • AQUAVAC® ERM (ORAL): Inactivated vaccine against Enteric Redmouth Disease caused by Yersinia ruckeri (Hagerman strain) in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Available as an immersion vaccine as well as an oral administration vaccine.
  • AQUAVAC® RELERATM: Inactivated, vaccine against Enteric Redmouth Disease (ERM) caused by Yersinia ruckeri biotype 1 and biotype 2 (Hagerman type 1 and EX5 biogroup) in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
  • AQUAVAC® VIBRIO: Inactivated vaccine against vibriosis caused by Vibrio anguillarum serotype OI and O2∝ (V. ordalii) in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax).