Publication year: 2010
Source: Aquaculture, Volume 306, Issues 1-4, 15 August 2010, Pages 191-197</br>
Chris, Robbins , George, Gettinby , Fiona, Lees , Mark, Baillie , Chris, Wallace , ...</br>
At a time when sea lice control is a major issue for salmon aquaculture worldwide it has become imperative that scant veterinary medicinal resources for the treatment of fish on farms should be conserved and used effectively. This communication reports the use of the mathematical simulation model SLiDESim to investigate how best to administer cypermethrin bath treatments on Scottish salmon (Salmon salar L.) farms to control the challenge from lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) during a two-year production cycle. It was found that these topical treatments are most effective when administered in pairs approximately six weeks apart. Timing of treatment is critical...</br>