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Between-farm dispersal of biofouling waste from salmon pen net cleaning: Potential risks for fish health

Many salmon farms use net cleaning to combat biofouling. Typically, the cleaning waste is directly discharged into the water where it poses a risk to fish health. Concerningly, this does not only affect the cleaned pen, but has the potential to impact neighbouring farms. You can read more about the dispersal of cleaning waste and the associated risks in this article by Nina Bloecher and Sintef:


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