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Science Advisory Report 2019/017

Advice from the assessment of the risk to Fraser River Sockeye Salmon due to Aeromonas salmonicida transfer from Atlantic Salmon farms in the Discovery Islands area, British Columbia


Aeromonas salmonicida transfer risk assessment

Additionally, this risk assessment was informed by a summary of the current state of knowledge related to A. salmonicida and furunculosis (Boily et al., 2019) of which the most relevant elements are summarized below.

Characterization of Aeromonas salmonicida and furunculosis

This Science Advisory Report is from the November 6–8, 2018 national advisory meeting on Assessment of the risk to Fraser River sockeye salmon due to bacteria causing systemic infections transferred from Atlantic salmon farms located in the Discovery Islands area, British Columbia. Additional publications from this meeting will be posted on the Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Science Advisory Scheduleas they become available.

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