Wednesday, September 7, 2011

54 organisations call for the closure of salmon farms on migration route urged

A declaration signed by 54 local, provincial and national organisation is calling for all open net fish farms along the migration route to be closed and removed. The declaration called the Wild Salmon Narrows Declaration was delivered by a member of the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR), to the Fisheries and Oceans Minister. “Such frequent high-risk disease outbreaks on open net-cage salmon farms pose an unacceptable threat to wild salmon,” says Michelle Young, Salmon Aquaculture Campaigner for Georgia Strait Alliance (GSA). Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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