1. Modeling the Distribution and Abundance of Planktonic Larval Stages of Lepeophtheirus salmonis in Norway

  1. Simon Jones and
  2. Richard Beamish
  1. Lars Asplin,
  2. Karin K. Boxaspen and
  3. Anne D. Sandvik

Published Online: 18 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470961568.ch1

Salmon Lice: An Integrated Approach to Understanding Parasite Abundance and Distribution

Salmon Lice: An Integrated Approach to Understanding Parasite Abundance and Distribution

How to Cite

Asplin, L., Boxaspen, K. K. and Sandvik, A. D. (2011) Modeling the Distribution and Abundance of Planktonic Larval Stages of Lepeophtheirus salmonis in Norway, in Salmon Lice: An Integrated Approach to Understanding Parasite Abundance and Distribution (eds S. Jones and R. Beamish), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470961568.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813813622

Online ISBN: 9780470961568

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Keywords:

  • modeling distribution of planktonic larval stages - of Lepeophtheirus salmonis in Norway;
  • Norwegian coastal waters and fjords - farming of Atlantic salmon;
  • salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) - the main parasite on Atlantic salmon;
  • salmon lice, abundance and distribution - fjord and coastal waters;
  • methods determining - planktonic louse distribution;
  • spatial and temporal variability - complex, massive observational system;
  • numerical modeling approach - similar to models, used in weather predictions;
  • MM5 mesoscale atmospheric model - nonhydrostatic σ-coordinate model, of Pennsylvania State University;
  • planktonic salmon lice distribution variation - and environmental variability;
  • quantifying effects, environmental variability - planktonic salmon lice distribution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods to Determine Planktonic Louse Distribution and Abundance

  • Model Results of the Distribution and Abundance of Planktonic Salmon Lice

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References