Salmon farming on land gets support but.....................

(12/05/17)

its profitability remains a challenge

Three years after the first Atlantic salmon harvest taking place at the closed-containment fish farming facility in British Columbia belonging to the Namgis First Nation, members of the tribe and conservationists insist fish must be farmed in this way and not in the sea.

These land aquaculture supporters argue that on the one hand, it is possible to avoid causing a huge environmental footprint and on the other hand, they are convinced that fish farms in the open sea are a real breeding ground for sea lice, Times Colonist reported.

“And when the chum salmon leave the river, they’re just...............................


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