News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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Health & Welfare

Sea lice control: Perspectives from Chile

Sea lice are a significant threat to the Chilean salmon-farming industry. Chilean salmon farmers also understand that prevention and good management practices based on biosecurity measures are the best tools to minimize outbreaks of disease. 

Health & Welfare

Delousing salmon in large net pens

In research for Norway’s salmon farmers, the authors documented effective bath treatments against sea lice infestations in large net pens using skirts or tarpaulins to define the treatment area.