Tilapia Health

Ictyodev, as a CRO/CMO, guides clients through the entire spectrum of product development, from the initial idea to the creation of a registered product ready for transfer to the production unit. With our unparalleled state-of-the-art infrastructure and a cumulative expertise of 100 years in product development, we specialize in supporting clients in their endeavours related to pharmaceutical or biological product development, particularly in the field of tilapia health.

State-of-the-art facilities

500 square metres of wet laboratory. Ten experimental rooms. More than 60 recirculation systems from 100 L to 4 cubic metres.

State-of-the-art facilities

Ictyodev possesses its own specific pathogen-free (SPF) Tilapia Hatchery

We produce our own SPF fish and each batch of fish is issued a health certificate before it is used.

Ictyodev possesses its own specific pathogen-free (SPF) Tilapia Hatchery

Robust challenge models for major tilapia pathogens

We presently work on the pathogens that mostly impact tilapia:

  • Streptococcus agalactiæ
  • Streptococcus iniae
  • Francisella orientalis
  • Lactococcus garvieae
  • Francisella noentunensis
Robust challenge models for major tilapia pathogens

We develop today the vaccines producers will need tomorrow :

  • Oral Vaccines
  • Immersion Vaccines
  • Recombinant Vaccines


After obtaining ISO 9001, GMP and EXCiPACT® certifications over the past two years, Ictyodev will now focus on the formal implementation of its Corporate Social Responsability (CSR) approach. Indeed, for the past 10 years, Ictyodev has been concerned about the well-being of its employees, its environment and its sustainable company governance. In 2024, we aim to formalize this commitment.

ICTYODEV is GMP certified by the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products (ANMV) and National Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES), the competent authority in France with regards to veterinary medicinal products.

Ictyodev will shift its focus towards formally implementing its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach. Over the past decade, Ictyodev has prioritized the well-being of its employees, environmental concerns, and sustainable corporate governance. Our present goal is to formalize this ongoing commitment.