Last year, Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation Disease (HSMI) was found at a salmon farm in British Columbia through the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative. The Initiative is a partnership between the Pacific Salmon Foundation, Genome BC and Fisheries and Oceans Canada to investigate the impact of disease on wild salmon stocks.
While the basic information about the HSMI findings have been published, there are details included in a recently published scientific paper that were not part of previous media coverage. These include:
The scientific paper can be downloaded here.
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