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Advice from the assessment of the risk to Fraser River Sockeye salmon due to piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) transfer from Atlantic salmon farms in the Discovery Islands area, British Columbia.: Fs70-6/2019-022E-PDF

“DFO’s Aquaculture Management Directorate has requested CSAS advice on the risks to Fraser River Sockeye Salmon due to pathogen transfer from marine Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) farms located in the Discovery Islands area in British Columbia. This request supports DFO’s role in the management of aquaculture in British Columbia and aligns with recommendations in the final report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, including recommendations 18 and 19 on risks to wild fish populations related to pathogen transfer from finfish farms (Cohen, 2012)"--Context, page [1].

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans. National Capital Region.
Canada. Ecosystems and Oceans Science.
Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat.
Title Advice from the assessment of the risk to Fraser River Sockeye salmon due to piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) transfer from Atlantic salmon farms in the Discovery Islands area, British Columbia.
Series title Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, science advisory report, 1919-5087 ; 2019/022, National Capital Region
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Avis découlant de l’évaluation des risques pour le saumon rouge du Fleuve Fraser que représente le transfert de l’orthoréovirus pisciaire (RVP) à partir des fermes de saumon de l’Atlantique situées dans la région des Îles Discovery, en Colombie-Britannique.
Caption title.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 17-20).
Publishing information Ottawa, ON : Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS), National Capital Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, May 2019.
©2019
Description 1 online resource (21 pages) : colour illustrations.
Catalogue number
  • Fs70-6/2019-022E-PDF
Subject terms Salt water fish
Risk management
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