16 May '12, 6pm

Hatched and Wild Salmon: A Bad Mix?: A compilation of research suggests that hatched salmon could threaten the l...

Hatched and Wild Salmon: A Bad Mix?: A compilation of research suggests that hatched salmon could threaten the l...

Barrie Kovich Wild sockeye salmon in British Columbia. The pink and flaky salmon sitting on your dinner plate can be of three varieties: wild, farmed or hatched. As the name implies, wild salmon live and die by nature’s hand alone. Farmed salmon are bred, born and raised agriculturally. Hatched salmon, though, lie somewhere in between: they are hatched by humans and then freed as youngsters to spend the rest of their lives in the wild. Scientists have found evidence in the past of genetic problems with hatched salmon, including lowered genetic diversity and a diminished ability to thrive in the wild . But a collection of 23 studies published this week in a special issue of the journal Environmental Biology of Fishes presents significant evidence of ecological problems posed by the hatched variety. Every year, about five billion salmon are released from hatcheries, said Pet...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/16/hatched-and-wil...

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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

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