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  1. Inadequate scientific evidence of the effect of cleaner fish at full commercial scale

    Many millions of cleaner fish are put into farm cages to eat salmon lice off salmon, but there is limited research into how efficiently they do …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2020/02/12/inadequate-scientific-evidence-of-the-effect-of-cleaner-fish-at-full-commercial-scale

  2. Lice treatments and salmon mortality in Norwegian salmon aquaculture

    Fish farms constantly struggle with parasites. Norway battles its main parasite, the salmon louse, with targeted control and preventative methods within farms. From 2012-2017, there were four main louse removal methods used: chemotherapeutant …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2018/11/02/lice-treatments-and-salmon-mortality-in-norwegian-salmon-aquaculture

  3. Changing surface conditions in sea-cages to prevent parasite infections

    Amoebic gill disease and salmon lice are among some of the greatest challenges the Norwegian Atlantic salmon farming industry faces. Manipulating surface conditions and pushing fish …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2018/06/29/changing-surface-conditions-in-sea-cages-to-prevent-parasite-infections

  4. Revolutionising mass fish marking one otolith at a time

    The use of farmed and restocked fish to supplement the worldwide human consumption of fish, recreational fishing stocks, and conservation efforts, is growing globally. But how …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2018/06/19/revolutionising-mass-fish-marking-one-otolith-at-a-time

  5. Feeling the heat: helping populations build thermal tolerance

    Climate change is a major threat to biodiversity and important species on our planet. A potential solution to prevent vulnerable species from being lost is improving …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2018/06/13/feeling-the-heat-helping-populations-build-thermal-tolerance

  6. Making a delousing treatment more fish-friendly

    A cure should never be worse than the disease. In modern aquaculture, unfortunately that’s not always the case. When chemical treatments for parasites go wrong, they …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2017/12/14/making-a-delousing-treatment-more-fish-friendly

  7. Urchin Aquaculture Australia

    Introducing Urchin Aquaculture Australia – a collaboration between The University of Melbourne, Deakin University, Southern Cross University and industry partner, AquaTrophic. Sea urchin roe (‘uni’) is …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2017/10/19/urchin-aquaculture-australia

  8. Helping fish fight their own battles

    A terrific article on the groundbreaking research of past PhD student Samantha Bui, which was recently published in the Journal of Zoology. Through a creative experiment, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2017/10/19/helping-fish-fight-their-own-battles

  9. Know your enemy – understanding the movements of a devastating parasite to outsmart it

    Sun Tzu’s ‘The Art of War’ tells us we must know our enemy if we hope to defeat it. In modern aquaculture, the greatest enemies are …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2017/10/19/know-your-enemy-understanding-the-movements-of-a-devastating-parasite-to-outsmart-it

  10. Rapid growth leads to hearing loss in farmed salmon

    A new article led by Tormey Reimer, a Melbourne University Masters graduate, reveals that about half of farmed salmon are deaf due to accelerated growth in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/saltt/2017/10/19/rapid-growth-leads-to-hearing-loss-in-farmed-salmon

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