In the Fish Health Department, the main concern is for the well-being of fish. Our job is done through regular services and commissioned research projects.
The Fish Health Department provides these services:
- Lice countings
- Lumpfish studies
- Determining various lice species
- Gill studies
Current research projects include:
- Migrant behaviour of sea trout smolt
- Sea trout health
- Distribution and diseases of humpback salmon
The Fish Health Department also provides lectures, counselling and education.
Video demonstrating the 8 stages in the life cycle of the salmon louse.