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dc.contributor.authorO’Donohoe, P.
dc.contributor.authorKane, F.
dc.contributor.authorKelly, Suzanne
dc.contributor.authorMcDermott, Tom
dc.contributor.authorD'Arcy, J.
dc.contributor.authorCasserly, Joanne
dc.contributor.authorDownes, Jamie K.
dc.contributor.authorThomas, K.
dc.contributor.authorMcLoughlin, S.
dc.contributor.authorRuane, N. M.
dc.date.accessioned2021-08-04T11:51:30Z
dc.date.available2021-08-04T11:51:30Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.citationO’Donohoe, P., Kane, F., Kelly, S., McDermott, T., D'Arcy, J., Casserly, J., Downes, J., Thomas, K., McLoughlin, S., and Ruane, N. (2021). National Survey of Sea Lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis Krøyer and Caligus elongatus Nordmann) on Fish Farms in Ireland – 2020. Irish Fisheries Bulletin No. 52. Marine Institute.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1649-5055
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10793/1702
dc.description.abstractFarmed stocks of Atlantic salmon in Ireland are inspected on 14 occasions throughout the year to monitor sea lice levels as part of a national programme. Sea lice are a naturally occurring parasite found on marine fish, including salmonids. They are small ecto-parasitic copepod crustaceans and there are approximately 559 species. The objectives of the National Sea Lice Monitoring Programme are: *To provide an objective measurement of infestation levels on farms. * To investigate the nature of infestations. * To provide management information to drive the implementation of control and management strategies. * To facilitate further development and refinement of this strategy. The sea lice control and management strategy has five principal components: * Separation of generations. * Annual fallowing of sites. * Early harvest of two-sea-winter fish. * Targeted treatment regimes, including synchronous treatments. * Agreed husbandry practices.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherMarine Instituteen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIrish Fisheries Bulletin;52
dc.subjectsea lice monitoringen_US
dc.subjectSea liceen_US
dc.subjectFish healthen_US
dc.subjectFish farmsen_US
dc.subjectSalmoniden_US
dc.subjectCaligus elongatus Nordmannen_US
dc.subjectLepeophtheirus salmonis Krøyeren_US
dc.titleNational Survey of Sea Lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis Krøyer and Caligus elongatus Nordmann) on Fish Farms in Ireland – 2020en_US
dc.typeTechnical Reporten_US
refterms.dateFOA2021-08-04T11:51:31Z


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