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Can B.C. fish farms convince critics their practices are safe?

WATCH: B.C.’s biggest fish farm company invited the media to tour its new facility — claiming that it is addressing many of the problems critics have with the industry. 310 more words

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Agriculture and Environmental Basics: Salmon

If the only thing you know about salmon is that it tastes delicious grilled with lemon and dill I would 1) have to agree with that statement and 2) encourage you to continue reading this post and hopefully learn more about the status of this complex fish.  793 more words

Super-chill suspected in massive Cooke Aqua fish kills

salmon cages on Jan. 04, 2014 Port Wade, NS, shrouded in ice

New Brunswick multi-national has troubling record on fish health

Thousands of fish at three Cooke Aquaculture industrial fish farms have died and a so-called super chill is suspected, the provincial government said Tuesday. 669 more words

Farmed Salmon

Anti-sea lice ‘snorkel cage’ enters commercial stage

ATTEPMTS TO DEAL WITH WORLD-WIDE SEA LICE EPIDEMICS

Aquaculture equipment manufacturer Egersund Net has patented its ‘snorkel net’ system for farming salmon deep below the surface of water – where sea lice levels dwindle significantly – while still allowing them access to air. 306 more words

Farmed Salmon

Proposed aquaculture regs could set back ocean protection by decades

COOKE AQUACULTURE CEO GLENN COOKE WAS CHARGED IN 2011 WITH ILLEGALLY DUMPING HUNDREDS OF LITRES OF THE PESTICIDE CYPERMETHRIN INTO COASTAL NEW BRUNSWICK WATERS

Environmental protection will be set back “decades” 613 more words

Aquaculture

Salmon: Wild, Farmed, and Drugged up

An article from ScienceDaily.com has stated how a trend has come bout in the past few years of farm-raised salmon being on the rise. I don’t know about you guys, but I love salmon. 1,166 more words

MERCK Animal Health presents data at 10th International Sea Lice conference showing benefits of treating salmon sequentially with SLICE & Hydrogen peroxide

Sequential Treatment Showed Efficacy Against Sea Lice Infections and Reduced Re-Infection After 39 Days

SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, September 25, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) recently presented results from a study assessing the benefits of treating salmon with SLICE® (emamectin benzoate) followed by hydrogen peroxide to reduce sea lice infestations and re-infection in sea lice populations that have demonstrated resistance to emamectin benzoate. 889 more words

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