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Focus – Industrial salmon farming: Scotland’s sea lice drawback

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Scottish salmon is offered everywhere in the world, however the fish come from breeding farms with strategies which might be condemned by environmental teams. The intensive farming of salmon, in giant pens the place there are too many fish, results in them dying earlier than they attain maturity, primarily due to a flesh-eating parasite: sea lice. There are fears that the ocean lice at the moment are spreading far past the farms, contaminating wild salmon in rivers. Our France 3 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24’s Olivia Bizot.

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