Millions of Atlantic salmon introduced to B.C. streams since 1905

salmon farming critics

More than eight million Atlantic salmon have been intentionally released into B.C. rivers and lakes, beginning more than a century ago.

But history has shown that Atlantic salmon don’t feed well in the Pacific and have never established spawning populations outside their natural range despite transplant programs around the world.

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/millions-of-atlantic-salmon-introduced-to-b-c-streams-since-1905

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