Thursday, August 24, 2017

Atlantic salmon on the lam

Thousands of Atlantic salmon may have escaped into Pacific waters after a net pen holding 305,000 of the fish was damaged at a farm in Washington state, leading wildlife officials to call for anglers to catch as many of the fish as possible. ...
Despite being listed in Washington State as an invasive species capable of preying on native populations of fish and spreading disease, Atlantic salmon are a major aquaculture species in Washington state as well as in British Columbia. 

1 comment:

  1. Jail break! I root for the fish seeking freedom. And of course, whatever evils this will unleash on the eco system will be held accountable. Right?