Gill Health in Scottish farmed salmon

Project Summary

Project life: 42 months

Anticipated Benefits

Identification of actions and measures that can be used to prevent, reduce, or treat gill disease in farmed salmon, using a multidisciplinary approach, combining novel methodologies with well tested techniques.


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Further reading

More details about the findings of this project can be found by downloading this report: 'Epidemiology of marine gill diseases in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture: a review'.

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  • The Fish Vet Group
  • SRUC
  • University of Glasgow School of Engineering
  • Moredun Research Institute
  • Mowi Scotland
  • Grieg Seafood Shetland
  • Loch Duart Ltd
  • Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Ltd
  • The Scottish Salmon Company
  • Wester Ross Salmon
  • Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation
  • Nevis Marine