Frequently Asked Questions
"Do farm-raised salmon eat wild salmon?"
A recent study by DFO has found that that it is not common for farm-raised salmon to eat wild fish, if the wild fish swim into the farms. According to the study only 0.125% of the sampled farm-raised salmon had traces of wild fish in their stomach contents.
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"Atlantic and Chinook salmon naturally prey upon fish in the wild. Because of this, there is some concern that farmed salmon could eat wild fish. While past research suggests predation is minimal, this is the most comprehensive study of its kind to take place in BC."Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Wild fish Predation Project