The industry's key mistake was reacting when the lice evolved to survive pesticide, Carr said, rather than “getting ahead in the game.” “The efficacy went away and pressure developed to create new treatments,” said Kris Nicholls, chief operating officer at Cooke, a major player in world salmon farming.
The worldwide supply of salmon fell almost 10 percent last year, with Norway, the largest producer in the world, especially hard hit.
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Salmon have a lousy problem, and the race to solve it is spanning the globe.
The beach is used all the year, many residents dogwalk, some jog and many fish, the sand-yacht club flourishes and cycling takes place at all times of the year.Norwegian farmers are looking to use new closed-in pens that resemble giant eggs instead of typical mesh pens.Scottish farmers have deployed a device known as a Thermolicer to warm the water and detach the lice from fish.“Our work has to be quicker than the evolution of the lice,” said Jake Elliott, vice president of Cooke Aquaculture in Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick.Experts say defeating the lice will take a suite of new and established technology, including older management tools such as pesticides and newer strategies such as breeding for genetic resistance.