Stories tagged: parasite
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
Literally lousy: Parasite plagues world salmon industry
A surge of parasitic sea lice is disrupting salmon farms around the world. The tiny lice attach themselves to salmon and feed on them, killing or rendering them unsuitable for …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Parasite found in Portland drinking water
Officials say a trace amount of cryptosporidium parasite has been found in a test of Portland drinking water for the fourth time this year.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2012, 10:53 a.m.
Parasite blamed for killing fish in Snake River
JACKSON, Wyo. — Biologists blame a parasite for killing dozens of fish in the Snake River and some of its tributaries in eastern Idaho. The dead fish are mountain whitefish. …
Fri., Feb. 28, 1997
These Moms Are Real Nit-Pickers School Volunteers Battle Outbreaks Of Head Lice
Spring fever isn’t the only thing plaguing Silver Valley students once the weather turns warm. A group of nit-picking mothers in Osburn and Wallace is preparing for yet another season …