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Functional investigations of the Ecdysone Receptor and production of ecdysone in the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis)
(The University of Bergen, 2016-05-24)
The salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis is a marine ectoparasitic copepod naturally infecting salmonid fishes in the Northern hemisphere. At present, salmon louse infections are the most severe disease problem in the ...
Nutritional and environmental impacts on skin and mucus condition in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)
(The University of Bergen, 2015-10-09)
The skin and associated mucus layer of Atlantic salmon constitutes its first line of defence against the aqueous environment. Through intensive farming, a range of stressors including both mechanical and environmental ...