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Every year, 50 million cleaner fish die in Norwegian fish farms | Science Norway

"Cleaner fish" are not the answer, land-based containment is!

Quoted from the Article: “We are talking about 150,000 cleaner fish that die every single day of the year. It is an unparalleled animal tragedy,” Trygve Poppe, a professor at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, said to the national newspaper Dagens Næringsliv last year.

“Would we tolerate similar mortality in other areas of livestock production? The mortality rate for cleaner fish must decrease,” Bysheim said at the conference.

Science Norway | January 31,2020 | Anne Lise Stranden

Link to full article here.


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