Frequently Asked Questions

"Is Piscine Reovirus (PRV) putting wild BC salmon at risk?"

Piscine reovirus (PRV) is a virus that can infect Atlantic and Pacific salmon. A recent study by the BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences (BCCAHS) concluded that PRV may have been in BC before fish farms, and it is a common virus that appears to be benign in BC.

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