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Dietary specialization in two sympatric populations of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in coastal British Columbia and adjacent waters
Two forms of killer whale (Orcinus orca), resident and transient, occur sympatrically in coastal waters of British Columbia, Washington State, and southeastern Alaska. The two forms do not mix, andExpand
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Sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) infection rates on juvenile pink (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) and chum (Oncorhynchus keta) salmon in the nearshore marine environment of British Columbia, Canada
This study compared sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) infestation rates on juvenile pink (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) and chum (Oncorhynchus keta) salmon in five nearshore areas of the British ColumbiaExpand
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Response to Comment on "Declining Wild Salmon Populations in Relation to Parasites from Farm Salmon"
We evaluated the effect of sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) infestations on wild pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) populations in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia. Riddell et al.Expand
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Whole-genome analysis of piscine reovirus (PRV) shows PRV represents a new genus in family Reoviridae and its genome segment S1 sequences group it into two separate sub-genotypes
BackgroundPiscine reovirus (PRV) is a newly discovered fish reovirus of anadromous and marine fish ubiquitous among fish in Norwegian salmon farms, and likely the causative agent of heart andExpand
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Epizootics of wild fish induced by farm fish
The continuing decline of ocean fisheries and rise of global fish consumption has driven aquaculture growth by 10% annually over the last decade. The association of fish farms with disease emergenceExpand
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First Report of a Sea Louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis , Infestation on Juvenile Pink Salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha , in Nearshore Habitat
High infestation rates of the Sea Louse ( Lepeophtheirus salmonis ) have been reported on juvenile salmonids in Europe since 1989; however, this species has not been reported on juvenile PacificExpand
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Displacement of Orcinus orca (L.) by high amplitude sound in British Columbia, Canada
Whale displacement by acoustic “pollution” has been difficult to document, even in cases where it is strongly suspected, because noise effects can rarely be separated from other stimuli. TwoExpand
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Temporal Patterns of Sea Louse Infestation on Wild Pacific Salmon in Relation to the Fallowing of Atlantic Salmon Farms
Abstract We report on a 3-year study of the infestation rates of the sea louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis, on wild juvenile pink salmon Oncorhynchus gorbuscha and chum salmon O. keta in the BroughtonExpand
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Long-term change in eelgrass distribution at Bahía San Quintín, Baja California, Mexico, using satellite imagery
Seagrasses are critically important components of many marine coastal and estuarine ecosystems, but are declining worldwide. Spatial change in distribution of eelgrass,Zostera marina L., was assessedExpand
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Declining Wild Salmon Populations in Relation to Parasites from Farm Salmon
Rather than benefiting wild fish, industrial aquaculture may contribute to declines in ocean fisheries and ecosystems. Farm salmon are commonly infected with salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis),Expand
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