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: Unrest over Farming of Atlantics in the Pacific, Atlantic


juro
10-01-2001, 12:21 PM
Broughton Achipelago may be the most concentrated open cage fish farming area in the world...

http://ens.lycos.com/ens/jun2000/2000L-06-21-11.html
http://ens.lycos.com/ens/jan99/1999L-01-20-03.html

Bi-coastal problem (Maine)...
http://www.maineenvironment.org/Salmon/MonSalmonRecovery.htm

Closed-loop containment systems should be required IMHO...

http://www.georgiastrait.org/Articles/salmon5.htm
http://www.bae.umn.edu/annrpt/1996/research/waste10.html
http://store.yahoo.net/lunehaven/alag.html
http://www.emagazine.com/november-december_1996/1196curr_fish.html

More investigation in closed loop systems and requiring it where concentrations exceed a harmful quantity, coupled with tighter regulations on escape prevention would be sensible steps.