Saturday, November 7, 2009

40,000 Atlantic Salmon Escape From B.C. Farm

This may not sound like bad news, but domesticated farm raised salmon escaping and mixing with the gene pool is never a good thing.

A pair of large holes was discovered by divers a couple of weeks back in one of the containment nets that hold in tens of thousands of Atlantic Salmon. Some 40,000 salmon escaped before divers were able to repair the holes. You can read the full article here.

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