Salmon can be selectively bred to be resistant to sea lice, a new study has found.
While additional arginine increases muscle mass and reduces visceral fat in pigs and rodents, the same additive does not induce faster growth in farmed salmon. Still, the amino acid may benefit salmon health in other ways.
Farmed Norwegian salmon—repeatedly criticised for its supposed effects on health—can be safely eaten even by pregnant women, a new report by experts said Monday.
Problems with lice and losses can be heavily reduced by placing farmed fish in closed systems until the fish reach a weight of one kilo.
Antibiotics—one of modernity's great success stories—are charms that come with a curse. Their overuse in human and animal populations can lead to the development of resistant microbial strains, posing a dire threat to ...
The battle against salmon lice is being waged on many fronts, including the technological front. Simple and advanced solutions alike can be effective.
Determining species diversity makes it possible to estimate the impact of human activity on marine ecosystems accurately. The environmental effects of salmon farming have been assessed, until now, by visually identifying ...
Farmed salmon show full reproductive potential to invade wild gene pools and should be sterilised - according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
New kinds of aquaculture net cages that physically separate the farmed salmon from the open waters are already in the testing phase. The idea is to prevent the dreaded salmon louse from ever reaching its intended victim by ...
Studies of 3-cm-long medakas (also known as Japanese rice fish) are generating new insight into how to delay the onset of puberty in farmed salmon.