From CTV.ca – Dec 24, 2010
VANCOUVER — Another salvo has been fired in the battle over sea lice at fish farms on the B.C. coast.
Just a week after a report was released clearing sea lice in the
collapse of the pink salmon run in 2002, an environmental group is
pointing to a new report that it says shows fish farms make the sea lice
Watershed Watch quotes a study by a New Zealand professor who looked
at the growth of sea lice on two salmon farms in the Broughton
archipelago on the central B.C. coast, which is on the migration path of
juvenile wild salmon.
The environmental group says the study found that farmed salmon can lead to a sharp increase in sea lice in coastal waters.
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