Will reviving B.C.’s declining salmon stocks require a rethink of hatcheries?

A “rethink” of hatcheries should not include “better hatchery solutions?” Maybe it’s time we just gave wild fish a chance to do what they do better than any fish raised in a concrete raceway or offshore net-pen? The best hatchery is a wild and healthy river.

After 150 years of experimenting, it’s becoming clear that pumping more baby fish into the ocean may actually be making the problem worse.

LINK (via The Narwhal)

 

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