6. Ireland: The Development of Sea Lice Management Methods

  1. Simon Jones and
  2. Richard Beamish
  1. David Jackson

Published Online: 18 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470961568.ch6

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

Jackson, D. (2011) Ireland: The Development of Sea Lice Management Methods, 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.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Marine Institute, Galway, Ireland

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:

  • Ireland, and development of sea lice management methods;
  • salmon louse L. salmonis - endemic in Irish waters, the North Atlantic;
  • south Connemara, County Galway - aquaculture industry, stability and growth factor;
  • inflammation and hyperplasia - in Atlantic salmon, infections with L. salmonis;
  • National Monitoring Programme;
  • lice levels, measured against target levels in protocol;
  • bay management - and the Single Bay Management (SBM);
  • SBM process, and lice control efficacy - disease reduction in stocks;
  • strategy for improved pest control - on Irish salmon farms;
  • modus operandi for bay management - a bay management cell approach, sea lice control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The National Monitoring Programme

  • The Development of Bay Management

  • Developments in Treatment Strategies

  • Recent Results and the Emergence of New Issues and Problems

  • The Development of a Strategy for Improved Pest Control on Irish Salmon Farms

  • Conclusions

  • References