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RSPCA- Housing and Care of Aquatic Species
Topic: Fish

Zebrafish Genome Project

The Sanger Institute started the zebrafish genome sequencing project in 2001 and has generated several genome assemblies of the Tuebingen strain. After the release of Zv9, the zebrafish genome project joined the Genome Reference Consortium (GRC) for further improvement and ongoing maintenance. The GRC has now released a new reference assembly, GRCz11.

Topic: Fish

Fish Arthritis Research

According to a new study in eLife, arthritis is much more widespread in the animal kingdom than previously suspected.

Topic: Fish

NC3Rs- Quantifying the Potential of Skin Swabbing as a Refinement for DNA Sampling of Laboratory Fish

The recent development of skin swabbing techniques - which produce sufficient DNA for PCR amplification - potentially offers a refined procedure with enormous impact for fish welfare.

Topic: Fish

RSPCA- Guidance on the Housing and Care of Zebrafish
Topic: Fish

Evaluating and Optimizing Fish Health and Welfare During Experimental Procedures  
Topic: Fish

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

A volume in American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.

Topic: Hamster, Rabbit, Guinea Pig

Standardized Welfare Terms for the Zebrafish Community
Topic: Fish

NC3Rs Guinea Pig Resource
Topic: Guinea Pig

Zebrafish Health and Welfare Glossary

Website for the welfare terms and now also includes severity score.

Topic: Fish

Consensus Meetings on the Care and Use of Fish, Wildlife and Agricultural Animals in Research
Topic: Fish

Guidelines for Research Using Fish
Topic: Fish

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