9. Present Status and Implications of Salmon Lice on Wild Salmonids in Norwegian Coastal Zones

  1. Simon Jones and
  2. Richard Beamish
  1. Bengt Finstad1 and
  2. Pål Arne Bjørn2

Published Online: 18 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470961568.ch9

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

Finstad, B. and Bjørn, P. A. (2011) Present Status and Implications of Salmon Lice on Wild Salmonids in Norwegian Coastal Zones, 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.ch9

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Trondheim, Norway

  2. 2

    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:

  • salmon lice on wild salmonids in coastal zones - in Norwegian coastal zones;
  • sea trout (Salmo trutta) in fish farming areas, Norway coast;
  • Atlantic salmon, sea trout, and Arctic charr - lice infection pathology;
  • salmonid fish - and salmon lice attacks, osmotic and ionic imbalance in fish;
  • Bjørn and Finstad, observation - increase in fish mortality, on artificial heating of hatcheries;
  • Vik watershed in Northern Norway - salmon lice, direct parasite induced mortality;
  • Atlantic salmon postsmolts - monitored using Ocean Fish Lift;
  • lice infections, above threshold intensity - and population level impacts;
  • wild salmonid monitoring - salmon lice infection pressure, high;
  • Norwegian National Salmon Fjords - wild salmonid protection, from salmon lice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physiology and Pathology of Lice Infections in Atlantic Salmon, Sea Trout, and Arctic Charr

  • Effects of Salmon Lice on Wild Sea Trout, Arctic Charr, and Atlantic Salmon in Coastal Zones and Fjords of Norway

  • Population Levels-Can Salmon Lice Regulate Populations of Wild Salmonids in Norway?

  • Summary

  • References