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Sea Lice Conference to be held in Maine

The 10th International Sea Lice conference being held in Maine in Aug-Sept, the first time in North America.

They are calling for presenters...one topic is "sea-lice in farmed and wild populations"; also effects of "chemotherapeutants". Deadline for submission is May 1st.
 
Though industry focused, it would be of interest to those interested in wild Atlantic salmon, in critically endangered wild Atlantic salmon, and toxicology in coastal waters.


As few as eight sea lice can kill a wild Atlantic salmon smolt on its way to sea, according to Norwegian researchers.
 
http://sealice2014.businesscatalyst.com/program.html