Journal article

'Snorkel' lice barrier technology reduced two co-occurring parasites, the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) and the amoebic gill disease causing agent (Neoparamoeba perurans), in commercial salmon sea-cages

DW Wright, LH Stien, T Dempster, T Vagseth, V Nola, J-E Fosseidengen, F Oppedal

Preventive Veterinary Medicine | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Norwegian Research Council

Awarded by Norwegian Seafood Fund

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Bremnes Seashore, Marine Harvest, Geir Magne Knutsen, Jarle Langvik, Bernhard Ostebovik and farm staff for commercial salmon farm operations and access, and Samantha Bui for field work assistance. Funding was provided by farmers, the Norwegian Research Council (CREATE 841005), the VRI fund and the Norwegian Seafood Fund (900884). The work was conducted in accordance with regulations set by the authority of the Norwegian ethics committee towards research involving animals, approved by the Norwegian food safety authority.