In the press: Scientists attempt to get the jump on lice
Our recent article ‘Jumping to treat sea lice: Harnessing salmon behaviour to enable surface-based chemotherapeutant application‘ has received a bit of press! Click here to read …
Wakame in Port Phillip Bay is not all bad
Introduced species always seem to get a bad rap – they can outcompete native species, or allow other introduced species to prosper, which can ultimately reduce …
Jumping through oil to remove lice – does it work?
Chemical use in controlling parasites in salmon aquaculture can have a variety of negative impacts, including poor fish welfare and the release of chemicals into the …
What’s the best method to collect sea urchins for aquaculture?
There are millions of purple sea urchins (Heliocidaris erythrogramma) in Port Phillip Bay chomping their way through kelp forests, which are important habitats for many …
Can ballan wrasse keep up with salmon?
Ballan wrasse are crafty fish that eat sea lice off swimming salmon. While we know they are useful cleaner fish, we don’t know much about how …
How submerged cages affect salmon welfare and behaviour
Submerged cages are an exciting new method being tested by the salmon aquaculture industry to avoid salmon lice infestations within farms. However, salmon do not cope …
Methods to prevent and treat biofouling in shellfish aquaculture
Biofouling in bivalve aquaculture can cause economic losses for the industry. Therefore, strategies such as avoidance, prevention and treatment to minimise biofouling are key. The type …
Licence to chill: cold water press
Our recent cold water paper has had some press, with Fish Farming Expert posting an article about our research. Click here to read it.
Can cold water be used to remove lice?
Many Norwegian Atlantic salmon farms are using warm water thermal delousing to control salmon lice in farms. However, treatments can lead to poor welfare outcomes for …
Struggling to breathe: small salmon struggle with hypoxia more than larger salmon
Dissolved oxygen is fundamental to the fitness and survival of fish. When there is not enough oxygen available in the water, hypoxic conditions occur which can …
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