Salmon Farming Articles

  • Salmon lice and how to contain them

    Over the past few years, the problem of parasitic lice spreading on farmed salmon has been increasing at an alarming rate. We are now seeing situations like last year where lice killed thousands of tonnes of farmed fish, caused skin lesions and secondary infections in millions more, and cost the Scottish industry alone around £300m in trying to control them. ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Growth and survival of pacific coho salmon smolts exposed as juveniles to pesticides within urban streams in western Washington

    Pesticides are frequently detected in urban streams with concentrations often exceeding those reported in surface waters within agricultural areas. We studied growth, survival, and return rates of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) smolts exposed to a pesticide mixture (“cocktail”) representative of that most frequently reported within urban streams in western Washington State, USA, in fall ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Pesticides in urban streams and early life stages of pacific coho salmon

    Pesticides are frequently detected in urban streams and are believed to be primarily the result of homeowner use. Although concentrations in most cases are low ( ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Open sea-based Aquaculture case study

    Salmon farming is a multi-billion dollar global industry facing considerable difficulties posed by growing pressure from environmental regulatory bodies. Because marine organisms grow on and “foul” synthetic nets, oxygen available to fish is reduced and infectious diseases and parasites can spread among the fish. A test to study the reduction of fouling formation on netting of fish ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Bioeconomic modelling and salmon aquaculture: an overview of the literature

    Bioeconomic models can be used to assist producers and decision-makers in identifying optimal production system designs, operation management strategies, and alternative development and policy approaches. This paper reviews the literature on bioeconomic modelling in aquaculture since 1993 and builds on an earlier article by Leung (1994) which examines this literature for the 1974-1993 period. In ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • In Situ Avoidance Response Of Adult Atlantic Salmon To Waste From The Wood Pulp Industry

    An accidental release of non-toxic waste from decommissioned wood pulp industry in the River Numedalslågen, Southern Norway, occurred in the upper part of the accessible stretches for anadromous fish during a study of migration behaviour of radio tagged Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, n=32, body length 51–99 cm). The fish had completed the migration phase and initiated the resident phase ...


    By Springer

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