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Why farmed fish need more veggies in their diet: Carnivorous fish are coaxed into accepting more plants in their daily diets

CBC_News_logoConsumer demand for sustainable farmed seafood is growing, but the food supply for the salmon in the pens is running thin – there are simply not enough fish in the sea. “Historically, fishmeal [ground-up wild fish] has been a relatively inexpensive and highly nutritious [fish food] source,” says Ian Forster, an aquatic animal nutrition scientist for Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Read [email protected]  13:34