Octopus farming comes under fire

(05/13/19)

The fledgling octopus farming sector should be shut down for both ethical and ecological reasons, according to a number of eminent academics.

In “The Case Against Octopus Farming,” published in the latest Issues in Science and Technology, Professors Jennifer Jacquet, Becca Franks and Peter Godfrey-Smith and Dr Walter Sánchez-Suárez, argue that “octopuses are particularly ill-suited to a life in captivity and mass-production, for reasons both ethical and ecological”.

The authors state that: "Farming octopus is counterproductive from a perspective of environmental.............................................................


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