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Study shows sea lice problem widespread

Salmon farms are transferring parasitic sea lice to wild salmon over a much wider region than first thought. That’s the conclusion of a newly published article called Evidence of farm-induced parasite infestations on ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Ecology
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Key discovery made in war on sea lice infestations

University of Maine researchers have published a paper in which they demonstrate that the blue mussel can eat larvae of the sea louse, a parasitic pest that has recently made a comeback on fish farms, decimating populations ...

dateApr 28, 2011 in Ecology
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Fish farms drive wild salmon populations toward extinction

A study appearing in the December 14 issue of the journal Science shows, for the first time, that parasitic sea lice infestations caused by salmon farms are driving nearby populations of wild salmon toward ...

dateDec 13, 2007 in
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