fish louse

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Argulus japonicas, Carassius auratus (Goldfish), Fish lice.
are commonly known as fish lice cause damages to a host which vary considerably with host species, size, and health status.
The reason purported for this being that the fish farms, situated in the seas just off the estuaries of sewin running rivers, produce a lot of fish lice which attack the sewin smolts as they come downriver to feed in the seas.
The problems with non-organic fish lie in the levels of water pollutants and over-fishing in respect of sea fish and high levels of stocking in conventional fish farms, along with regular use of antibiotics to treat fish lice and dyes to change flesh colour.
The Berggylt feed on the fish lice that afflict farmed salmon, thus reducing the need for chemical treatment.