What Do You Think of Aquaculture? Poll Results

Photo above: Sea lice on an escapee farmed Atlantic salmon

 During the second week of August, 2012 the Chronicle Herald published several articles on aquaculture, including perspectives of those in the industry, and of the many who see large negative impacts of sea-cage growout operations.

The Chronicle Herald Poll attracted more than 1,900 responses. The most definitive result was that only 13.94% of the votes supported marine-based open net pen salmon farms . See the full results below.