Pacific cleanerfish project proves its worth

the Fish Site 18 April 2017, at 1:00am Following the successful deployment of a number of species notably lumpsuckers and ballan wrasse as cleanerfish in salmon cages in the eastern Atlantic, the aquaculture industry in BC has been seeking to find a fish native to the...

Local perch species clean sea lice from salmon, research finds

Vancouver Sun – Randy Shore Published on: April 2, 2017 | Last Updated: April 2, 2017 5:02 PM PDT Two local species of Pacific perch are showing aptitude as “cleaner fish” for salmon aquaculture, which could reduce the need for chemical treatments of sea lice on...

Stakeholders gather for annual BCSFA summit

BCSFA AGM By Jocelyn Doll Campbell River Mirror Posted Oct 18, 2016 Everyone from shipping companies to generator suppliers and academics to community leaders braved the threat of a storm to gather last Thursday and Friday for the annual B.C. Salmon Farmers...

Could Chile have avoided the algae bloom disaster?

Chile Algae Bloom Disaster Kim Tran Intrafish Published: 30.03.2016 15:15 Updated: 30.03.2016 16:06 Experts weigh in on potential mitigation measures, and how the salmon industry can prepare for the next outbreak. With the numbers stacking up higher in Chilean salmon...