A UBC study using genomic sequencing has found the piscine orthoreovirus has been transmitted from B.C. fish farms to wild Pacific chinook for at least a decade, leading researchers to call for a “precautionary approach” to salmon farming. Read more from BIV.
A virus is being transmitted between net-pen salmon farms and wild juvenile Chinook salmon in British Columbia waters, according to new findings published Wednesday in Science Advances. Read the full story in the Seattle Times.
An explosive new report says a dangerous virus was brought to B.C. by fish farms, and that those farms are transmitting the virus to wild salmon. Watch the report on Global News.