Half a million more farmed salmon being placed in the path of migrating Fraser River sockeye

Posted by Trish Hall on

Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is in the process of adding 500,000 additional farmed salmon to one of BC’s most sensitive wild salmon migration routes. Located along the Wild Salmon Narrows, MHC’s Conville Bay farm (a site that hasn’t been used in three and a half years) has been reactivated. The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) is dismayed by MHC’s decision as it will put the survival of the 2009 collapsed Fraser River sockeye offspring and other out-migrating juvenile wild salmon at increased risk.

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