Farms ‘have impact’ on wild fish says study review

(01/10/18)

Salmon farming increases the number of salmon lice in the sea and lice in the most intensively farmed areas have negatively impacted wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout populations, a review of scientific studies has concluded.

The review was carried out by the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), and commissioned by angling pressure group Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TCS), which wants to see salmon farms moved away from the migration routes of wild salmonids........................

( No sea lice problems in Washington State)


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