Redeye

Sea lice driving wild salmon runs to extinction

| December 18, 2007

Podcast




Artist: Martin Krkosek
Title: Sea lice from farmed fish driving wild populations to extinction
Genre: Blues
Length: 0:11:13
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Martin Krkosek studied the effects of sea lice from fish farms on salmon runs on the B.C. coast. He found that pink salmon runs where the fry migrate past fish farms are facing extinction within two salmon generations, or four years. His study was published last week in Science.

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