Nature's Subsidies to Shrimp and Salmon Farming

  title={Nature's Subsidies to Shrimp and Salmon Farming},
  author={R. Naylor and R. Goldburg and H. Mooney and M. Beveridge and J. Clay and C. Folke and N. Kautsky and J. Lubchenco and J. Primavera and M. Williams},
  pages={883 - 884}
Although many fisheries stocks have declined precipitously throughout the world, fish farming--and especially shrimp and salmon farming--has boomed. The increasingly large scale of these enterprises is now having unforeseen ecological consequences on ocean resources through habitat destruction, effluent discharge, exotic species introductions, and heightened fish catch for feed use. Ending unsustainable production practices will require reorienting regulatory policies and fiscal incentives in… Expand
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