4. Modeling Sea Lice Production and Concentrations in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia

  1. Simon Jones and
  2. Richard Beamish
  1. Dario J. Stucchi1,
  2. Ming Guo2,
  3. Michael G. G. Foreman2,
  4. Piotr Czajko3,
  5. Moira Galbraith2,
  6. David L. Mackas2 and
  7. Philip A. Gillibrand4

Published Online: 18 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470961568.ch4

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

Stucchi, D. J., Guo, M., Foreman, M. G. G., Czajko, P., Galbraith, M., Mackas, D. L. and Gillibrand, P. A. (2011) Modeling Sea Lice Production and Concentrations in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia, 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.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

  2. 2

    Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

  3. 3

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

  4. 4

    National Institute for Water & Atmospheric Research, Christchurch, New Zealand

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 sea lice production and concentrations - in Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia;
  • physical oceanography of Broughton Archipelago - sea lice and host transport;
  • biology of Lepeophtheirus salmonis - environmental factors affecting their life history;
  • Finite Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM) - and Chen et al's modeling of three-dimensional circulation, salinity, and temperature fields;
  • tidal forcing, and tidal currents - energy in currents measured in region;
  • accurate model flow, temperature - salinity fields, simulating sea lice development;
  • improved modeling - of temperature and salinity fields;
  • particle tracking - transport and dispersal of sea lice larvae;
  • planktonic larval development, mortality and behavior;
  • plankton net tows

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Numerical Circulation Model

  • Particle Tracking

  • Sea Lice Modeling

  • Results and Comparisons with Data

  • Discussion and Conclusions

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References