Towards Understanding the Impacts of the Pet Food Industry on World Fish and Seafood Supplies

  title={Towards Understanding the Impacts of the Pet Food Industry on World Fish and Seafood Supplies},
  author={Sena S. De Silva and Giovanni M. Turchini},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
The status of wild capture fisheries has induced many fisheries and conservation scientists to express concerns about the concept of using forage fish after reduction to fishmeal and fish oil, as feed for farmed animals, particularly in aquaculture. However, a very large quantity of forage fish is being also used untransformed (fresh or frozen) globally for other purposes, such as the pet food industry. So far, no attempts have been made to estimate this quantum, and have been omitted in… Expand

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