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Sea lice infestations are a common problem in salmon farms, and while there are chemical-free ways of getting the parasites off the fish, they're kind of rough. A new device is being put through one such delousing process, in order measure just how hard it is on the salmon... Continue Reading Stress-analysis device stands in for salmon Category: Science Tags: Aquaculture
Among the criticisms of salmon farms are the facts that non-native fish can escape into the local marine environment, plus the farmed fish may become infected with parasites that spread to wild populations. A new type of salmon pen, however, is designed to address those problems... Continue Reading Aquatraz is made to be an Alcatraz for farmed salmon Category: Environment Tags:
Although salmon are known to be a good source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, farmed fish typically contain much less of them than their wild counterparts. Norwegian scientists are working on a solution to that problem, in the form of fish feed made from a genetically-engineered plant... Continue Reading Transgenic plants could make for more nutritious salmon Category: Science Tags:


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