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Fish farmers defend sea lice treatment as study warns of wild salmon risk

July 26, 2016

Metro News | July 26, 2016

The province’s salmon farming industry said it’s reviewing a new University of Toronto study calling for better co-ordination to fight sea lice outbreaks on fish farms. The report emerged at the same time as a Sea Shepherd Conservation Society boat makes its way up B.C.’s coast studying other fish-borne diseases critics argue are being transferred from open-net fish pens into the wild — but which the salmon farmers dispute. Read more.