Some frightening stats by the authors “Salmon Wars: The Dark Underbelly of Our Favorite Fish”
There is a danger in trying to distill two years of investigation into a handful of numbers, especially when you are addressing a knowledgeable audience like the Atlantic Salmon Federation. But here are some of the numbers that surprised us the most:
65,000 people: Many studies examined the impact of the waste dumped into the ocean by open-net salmon farms. But one study stood out: a single farm with 200,000 salmon dumped fecal matter equivalent to a city of 65,000 people.
LINK (via Atlantic Salmon Federation)