A female Norwegian Atlantic salmon swims in a tank as part of a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Water Science & Engineering Laboratory. Photo: Jeff Miller/University of Wisconsin
A female Norwegian Atlantic salmon swims in a tank as part of a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Water Science & Engineering Laboratory.

Discovery aims to solve stress in fish farms

Secretion from preen gland in birds may reduce stress, improve survivability of farmed fish.

A University of Wisconsin-Madison group that discovered a way to improve survival in fish farms has begun to unravel the mechanism behind their unexpected finding.

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