B.C. Algae kills 280K Marine Harvest Canada farmed fish

The largest salmon farming company in B.C. lost up to 280,000 fish last week to a type of “harmful algae” associated with warm waters known to kill salmon. Marine Harvest Canada communications manager Ian Roberts said on Tuesday the deaths represent up to 4% of the company’s annual production, adding there was 30 times more algae than needed to kill the fish present at a Port Hardy area farm earlier this month. Read the rest here 00:47