Salmon Escape from Cooke Aquaculture Fish Farm After Storm in Nova Scotia
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Victoria Times Colonist] - February 27, 2017
Nova Scotia fisheries officials are investigating after a winter storm damaged an aquaculture pen in Shelburne Harbour, apparently releasing some salmon.
Fisheries Minister Keith Colwell said the fish farm is owned by New Brunswick-based Cooke Aquaculture, which reported the damage Wednesday after a massive storm.
It's believed some salmon were released from the damaged pen, but it's not known at this point how many escaped.
"What [Cooke] say happened and we've checked it out and confirmed that's the case, was that it was storm damage to one of its nets...
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