Re: NANFA-- Atlantic Salmon

Pete Liptrot (
Tue, 9 Jul 2002 19:52:08 +0100

> It would be very useful if you could cite that study.
OK, I'll dig it out then now I know people are interested.
There was also a two part report on UK terrestrial TV by a well-known
broadcaster, called 'The Price of Salmon' or something similar, exposing the
business approach of very large Scandinavian aquaculture interests. The
companies involved tried to stop the broadcast, but all the accusations were

> Atlantic and Pacific salmon aquaculture occurs in saltwater in floating
net pens. I
> can't see where pesticides would be a problem.
Again from memory a large part of the problem was OPs used for control of
parasitic copepods in floating net cages.
In order to avoid anecdotalism (is that word?) I will wait until I have the
actual reports to hand.
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