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Title: Salmon Mortalities at Inver Bay and McSwyne’s Bay Finfish farms, County Donegal, Ireland, during 2003
Authors: Cronin, M.
Cusack, C.
Geoghegan, F.
Jackson, D.
McGovern, E.
McMahon, T.
O'Beirn, F.
Ó Cinneide, M.
Silke, J.
Keywords: MEHS
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Marine Institute
Citation: Cronin, M., Cusack, C., Geoghegan, F., Jackson, D., McGovern, E., McMahon, T., O'Beirn, F., O'Cinneide, M. & Silke, J., "Salmon Mortalities at Inver Bay and McSwyne’s Bay Finfish farms, County Donegal, Ireland, during 2003", Marine Environment and Health Series No.15, Marine Institute 2004
Series/Report no.: Marine Environment and Health Series;15
Abstract: This report details the investigations into a major mortality of farmed salmon at Inver Bay and McSwyne’s Bay, Co. Donegal in July 2003. Previous reports were provided on 29th July 2003 and on 11th August 2003. The information is based upon analysis and research by MI scientists, a review of environmental data, survey reports by external consultants, inputs from veterinary practitioners who visited the site, reports from DCMNR staff in Killybegs, and site visits made by DCMNR / MI inspectors. Following a review meeting of the principal investigators on the 9th October, 2003, MI proceeded to carry out further scientific investigations. DCMNR also commissioned Kirk McClure Morton Consulting Engineers (KMM) to carry out a parallel investigation of the mortalities at Inver Bay and McSwynes Bay salmon farms. MI provided support as required to the KMM study, the report for which was furnished to DCMNR and MI on 11 February 2004. (KMM, 2004) MI wishes to acknowledge the high level of co-operation and assistance that it received from the owners and staff of Creevin Fish Farm Ltd, Eany Fish Products Ltd and Ocean Farms Ltd. It also wishes to acknowledge the assistance of veterinary practitioners, DCMNR staff and others in the course of this investigation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10793/241
ISSN: 1649-0053
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