Nature's Subsidies to Shrimp and Salmon Farming

  title={Nature's Subsidies to Shrimp and Salmon Farming},
  author={Rosamond L. Naylor and Rebecca J. Goldburg and Harold Mooney and Malcolm C. M. Beveridge and Jason W. Clay and Carl Folke and Nils Kautsky and Jane Lubchenco and Jurgenne Honculada Primavera and Meryl J. 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… 
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