• Effects of salmon lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis on wild sea trout Salmo trutta—a literature review 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Todd, Christopher D.; Uglem, Ingebrigt; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Gargan, Patrick G.; Vollset, Knut Wiik; Halttunen, Elina; Kålås, Steinar; Berg, Marius; Finstad, Bengt (Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Salmon farming increases the abundance of salmon lice, which are ectoparasites of salmonids in the sea. Here we review the current knowledge on the effects of salmon lice on wild sea trout. Salmon lice feed on host mucus, ...
    • Timing is everything: Survival of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar postsmolts during events of high salmon lice densities 

      Bøhn, Thomas; Gjelland, Karl Øystein; Serra-Llinares, Rosa Maria; Finstad, Bengt; Primicerio, Raul; Nilsen, Rune; Karlsen, Ørjan; Sandvik, Anne Dagrun; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy; Elvik, Kristine Marit Schrøder; Skaala, Øystein; Bjørn, Pål Arne (Journal article, 2020)
      1. Atlantic salmon in aquaculture act as reservoir hosts and vectors of parasites like salmon lice and this parasite is shown to harm wild salmonid populations. 2. In this study, n = 29,817 tagged Atlantic salmon were ...