High ocean temperatures and poor timing of parasite management likely led to an epidemic of sea lice in 2015 throughout salmon farms in British Columbia's Queen Charlotte Strait, a study led by the University of Toronto has found.
The sea lice spread to migrating juvenile wild salmon, resulting in the highest numbers of sea lice observed on wild salmon in a decade.
In the spring of 2015, a team of University of Toronto ecologists, led by postdoctoral researchers Andrew Batem
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