Dr. Mark Costello from the University of Auckland in New Zealand recently visited Scotland to give various presentations on "The Problem With Sea Lice on Salmonids: Wild & Farmed".
Thanks the Wester Ross Fisheries Trust a copy of his talk in Aultbea on 20 February is now available online. Scientific papers by Dr. Costello on sea lice infestations and salmon farms are also available below:
"How sea lice from salmon farms may cause wild salmonid declines in Europe and North America and be a threat to fishes elsewhere" (2009) - online here
"The global economic cost of sea lice to the salmonid farming industry" (2009) - online here
"Ecology of sea lice parasitic on farmed and wild fish" (2006) - online here
Another presentation by Dr. Peter Cunningham on "Problems for Sea trout in Wester Ross" is also available online.
A video report of Dr. Costello's talk in Aultbea, Wester Ross (20 February) is also available online here
Download Dr. Costello's presentation in full online here - here's some slides:
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