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- Rae, Gordon H.
- Pest management science 2002 v.58 no.6 pp. 515-520
- wild fish, etc ; Lepeophtheirus salmonis; Salmo salar; animal welfare; coasts; employment; farming systems; fledglings; industry; salmon; smolts; spring; summer; Scotland; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Methods for farming the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) in Scotland were developed at the Unilever Research Laboratory facility at Lochailort on the west coast of Scotland in the late 1960s. By the spring of 1972 a fledgling commercial company had been set up and Marine Harvest, as it was known, received its first year class of smolts at Lochailort. Sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis Krøyer) from p ...
- Treasurer, James W.
- Pest management science 2002 v.58 no.6 pp. 546-558
- wild fish, etc ; Baculoviridae; Caligidae; Ciliophora; Labridae; adults; anemia; aquatic environment; biological control; case studies; cleaning; cost effectiveness; death; digestive system; ecosystem services; farmed fish; farmers; farms; females; fisheries; hygiene; insects; integrated pest management; males; pathogens; population; rearing; salmon; smolts; testing; vaccination; Norway; Scotland; Show all 33 Subjects
- ... There are many examples of successful biological control of pest populations in aquatic environments. This approach to sea louse control has environmental benefits and is cost-effective. The range of possible pathogens of lice is reviewed and epibionts recorded from sea lice, including the monogenean Udonella caligorum and ciliates, are examined. Baculoviruses when ingested by insects form occlusi ...