When fish farms first appeared on the coast in the late 1970s, they seemed like an interesting idea. They could provide food, meet consumer demand, and perhaps alleviate the stress on wild stocks. Small-scale fish farms, mainly on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, began raising local species such as coho, chum, chinook, and trout.
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