supportive and pivotal data needed to establish the effectiveness
of oxytetracycline (OTC) when fed as a feed additive to 1) control
mortality caused by bacterial diseases in a variety of freshwater and marine fish, and abalone; and
2) mark skeletal tissue of finfish.
dihydrate (Terramycin 200®
|Source of drug:
||65 Challenger Road
Ridgefield, NJ 07660
pathogens susceptible to oxytetracycline.
therapeutic finfish dose: 2.5 - 3.75 g OTC per 100 pounds fish per day.
High therapeutic finfish dose: 10 g OTC per 100 pounds fish body weight per day.
Standard abalone dose: up to 6.0 g OTC per 100 pound abalone body weight per day.
Skeletal marking dose: same as standard or high therapeutic finfish dose.
A: standard therapeutic finfish dose; 10-day treatment duration (all salmonids).
Option B: high therapeutic finfish dose; 14-day treatment duration; temp
> 4°C (all finfish).
Option C: standard therapeutic finfish dose; 10-day treatment duration (non-salmonid freshwater and marine fish).
Option D: standard abalone dose; 14-day treatment duration.
Option E: skeletal marking at standard therapeutic dose,
10-day treatment duration; skeletal marking at high therapeutic dose, 14-day treatment duration.
A: 21 days;
Option B: 70 days;
Option C: 40 days
Option D: 35 days
Option E (standard dose): 21 days (salmonids);
40 days (non-salmonids).
Option E (high dose): 70 days
period is required for treated fish that will not be susceptible
to legal harvest or slaughtered for market for the appropriate
number of days as specified in the Options listed
must collect mortality data throughout the 5-day pre-treatment,
treatment, and 21-day post-treatment periods. Investigator should
also report general fish behavior and any possible adverse effects
relating to treatment.
or restrictions on use:
must follow all instructions in the Study Protocol for INAD
9332 regarding drug acquisition and handling, fish treatment
and disposition, and data reporting requirements.
must be in compliance with local NPDES permitting requirements.
per facility per year
contact for other information:
Bonnie Johnson, FWS - AADAP
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