Marine Harvest Attempting to Catch Antibiotic-Treated Salmon After Escapement
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - July 11, 2018
A storm that struck Marine Harvest’s salmon farm in Chile on July 5 has resulted in the escapement of approximately 900,000 fish. Now, the company is attempting to capture the escaped fish – some of which were recently treated with antibiotics.
Antibiotic use on fish is a subject of great debate in Chile’s salmon industry, and the escaped salmon, which are non-native to the area, could cause great harm to other fish stocks. Estefania Gonzalez, Greenpeace Chile Oceans Coordinator ...
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