Sea lice and amoebae causing amoebic gill disease are top parasites of Atlantic salmon, the most farmed marine fish. Their increasing co-occurrence in major production regions has sparked interest in parasite control techniques targeting both. Though, current reliance on treatments (mostly chemicals) leaves few options and drives treatment resistance evolution in parasite populations. This thesis explores the applicability of a more preventative and chemical-free approach to tackle multiple parasites: fish behaviour and cage environment manipulations. Danny did a 3 year post-doc at the Institute of Marine Research, Norway, before returning to Australia to work as a research scientist at the NSW Department of Primary Industries. He is now a Fisheries Scientist with ABARES.
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