7. Salmon Louse Management on Farmed Salmon in Scotland

  1. Simon Jones and
  2. Richard Beamish
  1. Crawford W. Revie

Published Online: 18 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470961568.ch7

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

Revie, C. W. (2011) Salmon Louse Management on Farmed Salmon in Scotland, 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.ch7

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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:

  • salmon louse management - and farmed salmon in Scotland;
  • Lepeophtheirus salmonis population dynamics - Scottish salmon farms;
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) - and challenges;
  • copepodid larvae, and method of - locating and attaching to salmon host;
  • benefits of breaking - “the cycle of caligid infestation”;
  • cleaner fish as biological controls;
  • treatment interventions - issues of “strategic” treatment and IPM;
  • potential of DNA variation, lice populations - Tully and Nolan and Andy Shinn's inferences;
  • Area Management Agreements (AMAs) - along Scottish coast;
  • SLiDESim (Sea Lice Difference Equation Simulation) model, farm-focused approach - using mathematical simulation techniques, and sea lice burdens

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Perspective

  • The Early Years: Identifying the Problem (1975–1989)

  • A Maturing Understanding: Management and Collaboration (1990–1999)

  • The “Modern” Era: Quantitative Epidemiology and Models (2000–Present)

  • References