How do land-based salmonid farms affect stream ecology?

  title={How do land-based salmonid farms affect stream ecology?},
  author={Alfredo Tello and Richard A. Corner and Trevor C. Telfer},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  volume={158 5},
Increasing research is highlighting the fact that streams provide crucial ecosystem services through the biogeochemical and ecological processes they sustain. Freshwater land-based salmonid farms commonly discharge their effluents into low order, headwater streams, partly due to the fact that adequate freshwater resources for production are commonly found in undisturbed areas. We review the effects of salmonid farm effluents on different biological components of stream ecosystems. Relevant… CONTINUE READING

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