Habituation is key: how to get the most out of lumpfish

(07/11/19)

A new study has shown that lumpfish who have habituated to their surroundings will consume more sea lice and exhibit less biological stress.

A study in Frontiers in Veterinary Science has shown that lumpfish are better able to control sea lice levels in aquaculture if they have previous exposure to Atlantic salmon.

The study, which specifically measured biological stress in lumpfish, compared the stress reactions of experienced (those who had previous exposure to Atlantic salmon) and...................................................................


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