What Will the World Inherit From Genetically Engineered Salmon?

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About 50 percent of the fish we eat are farmed. There is good reason for this as the world’s commercial fisheries collapse through overfishing. This farm production of salmon is incredibly efficient and incredibly profitable. However, as lead researcher Prof Matt Gage from the University of East Anglia’s School of Biological Sciences has said, “Around 95% of all salmon in existence are farmed, and domestication has made them very different to wild populations” (Yeates et al. 2014). Which means that farmed salmon have the potential to genetically swamp the wild stocks.
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