Aquaculture Pesticide May Kill Lobsters
January 5, 2011
An article in Working Waterfront details the findings of a Canadian study indicating that a certain pesticide used to kill sea lice in Bay of Fundy pen-raised salmon may be killing local lobsters.
Although the salmon-farming industry has objected to the study, saying that it does not reflect a real-life ocean scenario, the study appears to show that the pesticide AlphaMax is harmful to lobsters.
To read the full article:
CBC Video (October 29, 2010)
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