B.C.'s Open-Net Salmon Farms On The Way Out, But Replacement Systems May Differ By Region
The federal government's plan to phase out open-net salmon farms on the B.C. coast could result in different rules for different areas of the province.
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says it is exploring the use of an "area-based management approach" to aquaculture that would take into account the cumulative impact of groups of fish farms in a certain area.
"We would also consider things ... specific to the area like timing windows for wild salmon that are migrating...
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