Study: Fish pen site still inert – “It’s not a good news story, because we don’t have recovery,”

SHELBURNE — Two years after an aquaculture company’s salmon pen location in Shelburne Harbour was abandoned, part of the harbour bottom is still dead, an independent study has revealed. “It’s the organic material, primarily the feces of the fish and the uneaten food that settles on the bottom and begins this decomposition process, that results in the production of these sulphides.” Copper and zinc were also found in bottom sludge at higher levels than expected. Read more here 09:41

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