STATEMENT REGARDING STRATEGIC SALMON HEALTH INITIATIVE POTENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF HEART AND SKELETAL MUSCLE INFLAMMATION AT A B.C. FISH FARM
The findings announced by the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) investigators regarding a potential diagnosis of Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in fish from one Atlantic salmon farm in B.C. are important. However, there is no consensus amongst the scientific community about the finding as the fish sampled in this farm showed no clinical signs of disease.