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Parasites From Fish Farms Driving Wild Salmon to Extinction

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Science  14 Dec 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5857, pp. 1711
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5857.1711

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On page 1772 of this week's issue of Science, the first population-level analysis suggests that sea lice from farmed salmon will cause several populations of one species of salmon in British Columbia to plummet by 99% within 8 years.