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NEW Aug. 2014
Effects of salmon lice on sea trout - a literature review

A team of top international scientists from Norway, Scotland and Ireland reviewed all available published studies [300] on the effects of sea lice
and have now concluded that sea lice have negatively impacted wild sea trout stocks in salmon farming areas in Ireland, Scotland and Norway.
 
CONCLUSIONS: "In sum, the combined knowledge from the reviewed studies provides evidence of a general and pervasive negative  effect of salmon lice on sea trout populations in intensively farmed areas of Ireland, Norway and Scotland."

 

  INTERNET

SALMON & TROUT ASSOCIATION (SCOTLAND) Fish farming: What is the problem?

Farmed and Dangerous - Environmental Impacts

Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist

National Geographic - Sea Lice From Fish Farms May Wipe Out Wild Salmon

Huffington Post - Sea Lice From Farmed Salmon Infect Wild Salmon After All, Says New Study
[referring to Krkošek et al., 2012]

A heartfelt protestation from TweedBeats Blog

 

 VIDEOS

BBC interviewers ty to find out what's true about the interaction of farmed salmon with wild salmon and trout.
Andrew Graham-Stewart, Director Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland), says how it is and
Scott Landsburgh, spokesman for the Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation, tells it as it isn't.

John Craven BBC Countryfile: Sustainable Fish Farming? (16-08-2009)

Tom Heap BBC Countryfile: Salmon Farming (01-12-2013)
[embedded in a video by Protect Wild Scotland - text of Tom Heap's two interviews]

 

 SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE

Conclusions from scientific research papers with references

The Most Up-to-Date Research
FISH FARMS, SEA LICE AND WILD SALMON Krkošek et alFULL PUBLICATIONS LIST (27 papers!)

FISH FARMS, SEA LICE AND WILD SEA TROUT Thorstad et al., 2014 LITERATURE REVIEW
[This significant corpus of research papers published by Nature, Science, The Royal Society etc., are what the Scottish
Salmon Producers' Organisation's spokeman dismissed as "no empirical data" (BBC Countryfile, 1 Dec. 2013.]

 

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