Plummer, Jeanine D.
Tyler, Jeffrey A.
This report addresses the dangers associated with the salmon farming industry in the state of Maine with regard to disease transmission. It was prepared by conducting an extensive literature review of the history of, effects of, transmission of, and treatment for select diseases as well as conducting two interviews with experts in the field. Salmon farming is a factor in spreading sea lice, bacterial kidney disease, furunculosis, and infectious salmon anemia to the surrounding species.
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