Sea Lice Articles

  • ‘Redesign’ aquaculture for the future says funder

    THE aquaculture industry needs a ‘complete redesign’ if it is to meet a global requirement to triple production by 2050 and feed a growing world population. That is the thinking behind Aqua-Spark, the Netherlands based aquaculture fund that invests in sustainable growth in the sector. Amy Novogratz, speaking on the opening day of the Aquaculture Innovation ...

    By FISHupdate

  • Sea lice control using LG Sonic ultrasound technology

    In May 2017, a Consortium, coordinated by LG Sonic, started the LiceSonic research project in order to develop a smart and environmentally friendly method to control sea lice in open finfish production. The research project has now advanced to finalizing integration between the monitoring software and hardware. ...

    By LG Sonic

  • LG Sonic advances in lab tests for sea lice control

    The LiceSonic research project, started by a European Consortium coordinated by LG Sonic to develop an environmentally friendly solution to control sea lice in open finfish production, has advanced into lab testing. The first lab tests provided positive results for the further development of an ultrasound solution to control sea lice. ...

    By LG Sonic

  • 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

  • Benzoylurea pesticides used as veterinary medicines in aquaculture: Risks and developmental effects on non‐target crustaceans

    Diflubenzuron and teflubenzuron are benzoylureas that are used in aquaculture to control sea lice. Flubenzurons have low toxicity to many marine species such as fish and algae, but by their nature are likely to have significant adverse effects on non‐target species such as crustaceans and amphipods. Although the exact mechanism of toxicity is not known, these compounds are thought to inhibit ...

    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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