Parasitic Sea Lice Threaten Wild Juvenile Salmon in BC

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Author: 
Laurie Hamelin
Source: 
APTN National News

According to a new report, sea lice on farmed salmon are now resistant to the pesticide used to commonly treat the problem. Authors of the report stated that industry regulators failed to protect wild juvenile salmon. Salmon from Atlantic Canada are held in pens on the B.C. coast, where sea lice flourish.

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