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Interactions of Atlantic salmon in the Pacific Northwest environment: III. Accumulati
By Kenneth M. Brooks, Conrad V. W. Mahnken
Fisheries Research, Volume 62, Issue 3, June 2003, Pages 295-305, ISSN 0165-7836, DOI: 10.1016/S0165-7836(03)00065-1.
The third paper of the potential issues of the presence of Atlantic salmon in the Pacific Northwest environment concerns the use of copper and zinc in net-pen farming. In particular, it reviews the presence of heavy metals in the water and sediments near net-pen farms. The review ends with some conclusions on the varying degrees of risk from these metals.
Keywords: Atlantic salmon; Marine environment; Sediment; Zinc; Copper; Risk