Potential ecological and economic impacts of sea lice from farmed salmon on wild salmon fisheries

Potential ecological and economic impacts of sea lice from farmed salmon on wild salmon fisheries

Primary Country: Canada
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $0.63 million: discounted profit under a fixed harvest rate, salmon with no lice
  2. $0.10 million: discounted profit under a fixed harvest rate, salmon with lice
  3. $2.07 million: discounted profit under a target escapement, salmon with no lice
  4. $0.51 million: discounted profit under a target escapement, salmon with lice
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Liu, Yajie Sumaila, Ussif RashidVolpe, John Paul “Potential ecological and economic impacts of sea lice from farmed salmon on wild salmon fisheries” Ecological Economics, 2011

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