Scientist: Canadian Coast Used as a 'Sewer' by Salmon Farmer
"Not having to go to closed containment saves them money. They use the coast as a sewer, basically, so they're naturally not going to like any science that would stop them from making money."Frazer said fish farms have increased sea lice numbers by providing more hosts. And they keep sea lice numbers artificially high in the spring when young wild salmon head out to sea.
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