New research shows sea lice from salmon farms infect Fraser River sockeye salmon

Posted by Trish Hall on

Raincoast Conservation Foundation and Watershed Watch Salmon Society media release regarding the new paper, Sea Louse Infection of Juvenile Sockeye Salmon in Relation to Marine Salmon Farms on Canada’s West Coast, published in the journal Public Library of Science ONE by researchers from Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Watershed Watch Salmon Society, and the Universities of Victoria and Simon Fraser provides the first link between salmon farms and elevated levels of sea lice on juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon.

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