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Improvement and Application of Assessment Criteria on Disease Control Level in Olive Flounder Aquaculture Farms
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Improvement and Application of Assessment Criteria on Disease Control Level in Olive Flounder Aquaculture Farms
CHO, Miyoung; HA, Heon-Ju; MIN, Jin-Gi; KIM, Tae-Jin; JEE, Bo-Young; PARK, Shin-Hoo; HWANG, Seong-Don; KIM, Kwang-il; JANG, Yeounghwan; PARK, Myoung-Ae;
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 Abstract
Korean government has issued the ratings standard for disease control of aquaculture farms according to the Aquatic Life Disease Control Act in 2008. There are five rating criteria within the enforcement regulations; period of disease free, performance of disinfection, environmental and hygienic management, keeping record of trade and sales, completion of education for disease control. There are no application has been applied on the basis of the rating criteria so far because detailed subcriteria and scoring indicators has not established for assessment process. In order to apply the ratings standard for disease control, we set up the subcriteria and new scoring for rating disease control level based on legal criteria in this study. This study was conducted on 90 targeted olive flounder farms in Jeju. The result of disease control level assessment on olive flounder aquaculture farms show the overall average of Jeju-do was 72.9 points and differed depending on the district; 74.7 in Jeju-si and 71.1 in Seogwipo-si, respectively. The Spearman correlation of each evaluation index show the disease control level score was correlated highly with the performance of disinfection(R=0.715, p<0.01), and environmental and hygienic management(R=0.661, p<0.01). The result of correlation analysis show that there is the highest correlation between the aquaculture farm status and the total mortality(R= -0.618, p<0.01). The reliability of the results are considered to be accurate in the Cronbach's alpha value of 0.727.
 Keywords
Disease control level;Assessment;Olive flounder;Correlation;Aquaculture farm;Jeju;
 Language
Korean
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