Marine Harvest buys $35m vessel to reduce medicinal use on farms – Undercurrent News


While this is a bit old, from last summer, it’s relevant to new discussions getting underway by the Department of Ecology on updating net pen management. The net pen industry continues to claim that there is no harm in net pens, however it is clear there is a need to reduce “medicinal use” (read anti-biotics) that the industry continues to dump into our waterways.

In an effort to reduce medicinal use at its farmed salmon operations, Marine Harvest Canada has invested $35 million in a boat that will provide “environmentally healthy fish health treatments” for its farms in British Columbia, the company said in a release.

https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2016/08/19/marine-harvest-buys-35m-vessel-to-reduce-medicinal-use-on-farms/

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