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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Fin clipping hatchery fish may not be as harmless as believed

CBC/Radio Canada reports on their website that the common fish hatchery practice of clipping adipose fins may be harmful to fish.  A study at the University of Victoria found the adipose fins are sensory organs that help the fish negotiate turbulent water.

You can read the whole article on the CBC website:  Common hatchery practice could be harming salmon

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