New Zealand King Salmon sets sights on 8,000 tonne open ocean

(08/08/19)

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New Zealand King Salmon has announced plans to double its production by establishing new sites in the “open ocean”.

The company, which currently produces 8,000 tonnes of king salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), which are also known as Chinook salmon, has applied for consent to establish at least one site in the Cook Straight, 7km from the nearest landfall.

If approved, the company intends to commission an initial farm with the potential to grow 4,000 tonnes ................................................................


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