A recent study explored the intestinal microbiota of Atlantic salmon during the seawater transfer process and found that gradually exposing the fish to changes in salinity led to a greater diversity in their intestinal bacterial communities – which could be associated with greater resilience and improved health.
Morales-Rivera, M.F.; Valenzuela-Miranda, D.; Nuñez-Acuña, G.; Benavente, B.P.; Gallardo-Escárate, C.; Valenzuela-Muñoz, V. (2023). Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Transfer to Seawater by Gradual Salinity Changes Exhibited an Increase in The Intestinal Microbial Abundance and Richness. Microorganisms, 11, 76. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms11010076