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Aquaculture can Increase Pathogen Risk to Native Species

"Salmon farms in the region of the Discovery Islands generate greater than minimal risk of serious harm to Fraser River Sockeye Salmon. Furthermore, there is no evidence that the risk factors identified are specific to Fraser River Sockeye Salmon, as many of them apply to other areas and salmon species in the north eastern Pacific and globally." - Excerpt from the Journal of Marine Policy, 2016. Learn more about aquaculture issues in the Northwest.

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