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Sea Lice – More Risk with Abrupt Climate Change – love warming Seas

Salmon sea lice epidemic is fueled by climate change – SlashGear

It seems global warming is fueling this epidemic, with warmer waters better enabling the parasite to breed in larger numbers without mass die-offs. Making this more difficult are, in some cases, accidental mass fish deaths caused by attempts to treat the lice — in one instance, about 175k fish were accidentally killed in Scotland during treatment.

Source: Salmon sea lice epidemic is fueled by climate change – SlashGear

Sea Lice have been somewhat under the radar with regard to their impact on humans. There have been some devastating impacts on salmon and other fish – example:

For people they’ve been a pest – in Florida common from “Mother’s Day to Father’s Day”:

But I think that’s about to change –

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See: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4766430/Sam-Kanizay-s-mystery-injuries-swim-Dendy-Street.html

Sam’s father created this video after his son’s bloody experience:

Australia is having warming seas and it looks like this is yet another consequence.

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