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Atlantic Salmon Federation calls for enhanced monitoring to answer long lingering questions

"AT A RARE PUBLIC HEARING ON AQUACULTURE IN ATLANTIC CANADA, ASF's Jon Carr testified in front of Nova Scotia's Aquaculture Review Board earlier this month. His message: the industry needs much stronger oversight and monitoring.


"Regardless of the boards decision on lease boundaries, Carr has a clear message for regulators: everywhere this industry operates, there are impacts — on local ecosystems, on wild fish, on other fisheries. If we’re going to allow open net-pen salmon aquaculture to continue in Atlantic Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada needs to stand up for wild fish and the environment and help bodies like the Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board get the answers to questions left unanswered."


If we’re going to allow open net-pen salmon aquaculture to continue in Atlantic Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada needs to stand up for wild fish and the environment ..

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ASF Article | Written by: Tom Cheney | November 25, 2021

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