3. Sea Louse Abundance on Farmed Salmon in the Southwestern New Brunswick Area of the Bay of Fundy

  1. Simon Jones and
  2. Richard Beamish
  1. Blythe D. Chang1,
  2. Fred H. Page1,
  3. Michael J. Beattie2 and
  4. Barry W. H. Hill3

Published Online: 18 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470961568.ch3

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

Chang, B. D., Page, F. H., Beattie, M. J. and Hill, B. W. H. (2011) Sea Louse Abundance on Farmed Salmon in the Southwestern New Brunswick Area of the Bay of Fundy, 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.ch3

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    St. Andrews Biological Station, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada

  2. 2

    New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, St. George, New Brunswick, Canada

  3. 3

    New Brunswick Department of Agriculture and Aquaculture, St. George, New Brunswick, Canada

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:

  • sea louse abundance on farmed salmon - in southwestern New Brunswick, Bay of Fundy;
  • sea lice, on wild salmon - in Atlantic Canada, Bay of Fundy;
  • chemical treatments, controlling sea lice - in southwestern New Brunswick;
  • seasonal trends, sea louse abundance - farms and antilouse chemical use;
  • initial infestation pattern - of C. elongates and L. salmonis;
  • water circulation effects, and Pike and Wadsworth's - of water currents, transmitting sea lice;
  • Scotland and Ireland - chemical treatment as sea louse control method;
  • need for a coordinated - sea louse control strategy in farms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sea Louse Abundance on Farmed Salmon in Southwestern New Brunswick

  • Management Actions to Control Sea Lice in southwestern New Brunswick

  • Sea Louse Interactions between Farmed Salmon and Wild Fish in southwestern New Brunswick

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References