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New farmed and wild salmon interbreeding evidence found

CANADA
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 02:30 (GMT + 9)

Researchers from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) have been able to find evidence that justifies the concern that farmed and wild salmon interbreeding diminishes Newfoundland's wild salmon stocks. These scientists got the inspiration to study the genetic material of fish in salmon rivers on the island's south coast from one of the largest escapes in the state that happened in 2013, when more than 20,000 salmon got away from a farm in Hermitage Bay, owned by Cooke Aquaculture, CBC News reported. "We looked at 19 rivers in the first year and hybrids were detected in 18 of those rivers," said lead researcher, biologist Brendan Wringe. "We weren't surprised to find hybrids. We were surprised to find as many hybrids as we did and to find them as widely spread as we did. In total of the 17-hundred odd fish we sampled, about 27 per cent showed farmed origin.... FULL STORY

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