Salmon Farms and Sea Lice: A Baseline Report of the Incidence of Sea Lice on Juvenile Salmonids on British Columbia’s North Coast
David Suzuki Foundation and partners
Authored by: David Rolston, Bart Proctor
Partners: North Coast Resource Management
Biodiversity, Oceans and fresh water fisheries and aquaculture, salmon, British Columbia, species at risk, industry, water systems
This is the first report in British Columbia to collect information on sea lice conditions in pristine or near-pristine habitat before the establishment of net-cage salmon farms. One of the report’s greatest values will be the potential ability to compare the results with those found in areas where the salmon farming industry is already active.