Three New Viruses Discovered in Endangered Wild Pacific Salmon Populations
Scientists recently discovered three new viruses, including one from a group of viruses never before shown to infect fish, in endangered Chinook and sockeye salmon populations.
While the impact of the viruses on salmon health isn't yet known, all three are related to viruses that cause serious disease in other species, according to a press release from the University of British Columbia.
"We were surprised to find viruses which had never before been shown to infect fish," UBC researcher Gideon Mordecai ...
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