Inland Fisheries Ireland is working with the Fish Health Unit in the Marine Institute to sample live salmon in affected rivers to determine the cause of the skin disease.
Until the cause of the disease has been determined and the risk of spreading the disease established, affected salmon should not be removed from the water.
Any anglers who capture salmon with these symptoms are advised to follow normal biosecurity procedures and disinfect tackle, waders and equipment.
Returning Salmon in Irish Rivers Showing Signs of Bleeding & Skin Ulceration (Afloat)
An intense short by students of Arles-based animation school MoPA in which the denizens of a polluted underwater world have evolved in strange ways
And here’s how they made it.
The rising tide of plastic – a Midas curse for the modern age – explained by German educational design studio Kurzgesaght.
Previously: The Deadliest
New York city imagined as if its night sky weren’t polluted with a million man-made lights – an advance celebration of Dark Sky Week (15-21 April) by the Skyglow Project
Dublin Running Snob tweetz:
Portobello pollution. I presume they mean artists shouldn’t be such aerosols in an ironic way.
Dollymount Strand, Dublin, yesterday.
Alan Bracken P.C. tweetz:
Swimming ban back in place Dollymount we get update tomorrow from samples. This is all too frequent occurrence.
Before and after: the effect of Chinese smog on a gleaming white bullet train.
Photos of a bioluminescent bloom by Noctiluca scintillans plankton on the Hong Kong seashore last week.
For all its ethereal beauty, the phenomenon, known as ‘sea sparkle’, is caused by pollution (in this case, agricultural runoff) disturbing the dinoflagellate.