A salmon that is covered with lice swims with wild fish inside a net.

Photo Credit: Don Staniford / Scottish Salmon Watch

VIDEO: Can You Count the Lice on this Salmon?

Infestations hurt wild salmon

Mowi has salmon factory feedlots in Scotland, and they’re just as infested as ours

Mowi is a Norwegian company, but they have salmon factory fish farms all over the world including here in BC.

It turns out their fish farms in Scotland have just as many problems with sea lice as their feedlots near Vancouver Island.

Watch this video of a salmon swimming with wild fish inside a Mowi feedlot. Can you count the lice on this fish?