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Science Advisory Report 2019/020

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


Piscirickettsia salmonis Transfer risk assessment

Additionally, this risk assessment was informed by a summary of the current state of knowledge related to P. salmonis and SRS (Jones, 2019) of which the most relevant elements are summarized below.

Characterization of Piscirickettsia salmonis and salmonid rickettsial septicaemia (SRS)

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 Schedule as they become available.

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