Detection of emamectin benzoate (SLICE) in non-target spot prawn (pandalus platyceros) and determination of biological effects

  Salmon farms use the crustacean neurotoxin emamectin benzoate (EMB, trade name SLICE) to treat for sea lice parasites on farmed salmon.  EMB can spread to the surrounding marine sediment and present an exposure risk to non-target species that inhabit areas proximal to salmon farms, such as spot prawn.  Spot prawns are a profitable commercial […]

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