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lice-hunting underwater drone protects salmon with lasers

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lice-hunting underwater drone protects salmon with lasers

photo: jerzy strzelecki a fjord’s friend: aquaculture pens like these in iceland, breed fish, but also the sea lice that feed off them. the pens holding cold-water fish in the far north sea fjords of norway and quiet lochs of scotland, whose depths are normally inky black after dark, now have an eerie night glow. there’s a perfectly rational explanation: thousands of laser pulses are doing an important job, lighting up fish stocks in the latest bid to control a pesky parasite that can injure or even kill farmed salmon, and devastate an industry estimated to reel in about us $10 billion annually.the problem is sea lice, marine ectoparasites. two particular sea lice species, lepeophth...