Canadian Salmon Farmers Blame Warming Waters for Surge in Sea Lice Outbreaks in Bay of Fundy
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [CBC News] by Connell Smith - March 23, 2017
Rising sea temperatures in the Bay of Fundy are blamed for an increasing number of sea lice outbreaks according to the Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association.
The association's 2016 annual sea lice management report says temperature increases in the bay jumped two degrees above historical levels in 2009 and the trend has continued over four summers since then, allowing sea lice to grow to maturity in less than half the time.
"We are seeing these record high water temperatures...
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