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Unformatted text preview: carcinogenic, and chlramphenicol causes two types of anemia in humans. Drug resistant bacteria make it to humans through tainted food. Fungicide – Malachite green is suspected in genetic mutations, and gentian violet has been linked to mouth cancer. These have turned up in Imported Shrimp. Genetic Degradation Interbreeding between wild fish and escaped farm fish. Such genetic mixing produces hybrid offspring that are less well-adapted to survive. A decade-long study in Ireland found that hybrid offspring of wild and farmed salmon and sea trout escape each year – hybrid salmon survive and return to rivers for spawning at lower rates than wild fish. 32 Worry about escaped fish from storms interbreeding with wild fish....
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- Spring '08
- Aquaculture, wild salmon Toxins