Offers challenge models for important diseases of warm-water food fish


Ictyopharma proposes standardized challenge models for efficacy evaluation for various study types. Our primary focus is to offer challenge models for the most important diseases of warm-water food fish such as

  • Tilapia
  • Pangasius
  • Carp
  • Barramundi


We offer models to suit the needs of aquatic animal pharmaceutical, biological and nutritional studies. These challenge models are equally suitable for the testing of specific disease resistance in breeding and genetic selection programs.

We equally offer to set-up custom made challenge models up on demand.

The types of studies range from proof of concept and screening studies to regulatory studies used for registration dossiers. We can test a large range of products such as  

  • Vaccines
  • Immune stimulants
  • Feed additives such as enzymes, yeast, probiotics etc.

We are

Specialized - Independent - Reliable