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Environmental
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environmental impact of aquaculture
Definition

Fish farming pollutes the water with nutrients, methane and hydrogen sulphide which threaten both farmed fish and other marine life. Dangerous pesticides have been used to treat infestations of sea lice.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/2832