N.S. committee to work on system for tracking escaped farmed salmon

Nova Scotia now has a committee to develop a system to track escaped farmed salmon. “This is a first step where government, industry and wild Atlantic salmon conservation groups are working together to develop a system to trace the paths of escaped farmed salmon from the cage to the river. “Escapees are a worldwide concern wherever there are marine salmon farms,” chair Carl Purcell of the Nova Scotia Salmon Association, said in a news release issued Tuesday. “Nova Scotia can become a world leader in this field and develop a tracing system that could be used globally.” Read the article here 15:54

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