Cage modifications can help manage sea lice problems — but care needed
Sea lice are one of the primary problems affecting Atlantic salmon farming, with severe infestations impacting fish health and performance, and the stress of treatments being linked with the development of other diseases. Changes to the sea cages that salmon are often farmed in offers one solution, according to an expert.
Upgraded smoltification test gives Mowi greater confidence in salmon transfers
A novel gill-tissue diagnostic technology — supported by rapid laboratory analysis — has enabled salmon-farming giant Mowi to much more precisely gauge when to transfer its smolts to sea cages within its Pacific West Coast operations.
Why fish vaccines are increasingly coming in smaller doses
An interview with Dr Bjørn Brudeseth, PhD, PHARMAQ
Salmon farming’s smolt focus drives demand for novel gill diagnostic
New gill-tissue diagnostic technology is enabling Atlantic salmon producers to more accurately monitor smoltification and determine the ideal time to transfer smolt to sea, thereby helping them to improve fish survival and welfare through harvest.
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