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Easywater

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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #45 on: March 14, 2012, 11:44:05 AM »

Which makes more sense?

It makes more sense to have salmon eat their natural prey in their natural environment - it's been happening that way for thousands of years.
If there are too many fish or not enough feed, the ecosystem automatically adjusts itself.
I don't care if wild fish "convert" less efficiently than farmed fish - it doesn't matter because it's natural.

What you are doing is creating a food-chain "hole" where ever the feed fish are coming from (South America or China, where ever it is).
You are destroying the eco-system where the feed fish are harvested and starving the local predator organisms.

Whatever happens in nature, happens.
I resent people messing with it to make a buck.

Why don't you grow your own feed fish here, too?
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #46 on: March 14, 2012, 12:06:13 PM »

Once again claims with no back up so we can see for ourselves, but that is to be expected from Ms Morton isnt it. Oooops hang on those pictures of the heads is proof enough for me, sign me up. ;D
Dave, Id smoke it.

Just checked the T&T Supermarket near my office.

They are selling just the heads - $1.99 / lb.
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #47 on: March 14, 2012, 12:13:52 PM »

Just checked the T&T Supermarket near my office.

They are selling just the heads - $1.99 / lb.

I'm not familiar with the T&T chain; does it cater to specialty markets?
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #48 on: March 14, 2012, 12:28:58 PM »

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It makes more sense to have salmon eat their natural prey in their natural environment - it's been happening that way for thousands of years.
If there are too many fish or not enough feed, the ecosystem automatically adjusts itself.
I don't care if wild fish "convert" less efficiently than farmed fish - it doesn't matter because it's natural.

What you are doing is creating a food-chain "hole" where ever the feed fish are coming from (South America or China, where ever it is).
You are destroying the eco-system where the feed fish are harvested and starving the local predator organisms.

Whatever happens in nature, happens.
I resent people messing with it to make a buck.

Why don't you grow your own feed fish here, too?


The naturalist ya, gives me a warm fuzzy feeling too ;D
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #49 on: March 14, 2012, 12:30:06 PM »

Easywater, not sure how far from your office T&T is but any chance you could ask their manager where they obtain their Atlantics?
Could stop much speculation.  Or increase it I suppose.
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #50 on: March 14, 2012, 01:54:10 PM »

I'm not familiar with the T&T chain; does it cater to specialty markets?

Hmmmm  :-\
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #51 on: March 14, 2012, 03:22:23 PM »

T&T is an asian supermarket chain.
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #52 on: March 14, 2012, 03:35:24 PM »

T&T is an asian supermarket chain.
Thanks B, I suspected that but remember, I live in Chilliwack ;)
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #53 on: March 14, 2012, 03:41:23 PM »

Are the heads frozen?

Where are they from?

This is raising alarm bells if ya ask me.
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #54 on: March 14, 2012, 04:57:11 PM »

Easywater, not sure how far from your office T&T is but any chance you could ask their manager where they obtain their Atlantics?
Could stop much speculation.  Or increase it I suppose.

I asked but nobody seemed to know.
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #57 on: March 14, 2012, 07:18:36 PM »

Chris you seem to be denying this fact, I will repeat it again.

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As it has been stated before, this isa in bc is likely something that has been in bc for 25 or more years.  It is an ISA LIKE virus that we know little about.  Morton will ride the fear factor train hard under the ISA label until more information is discovered. 

It seams like morton and the ragtime band want this isa to be the european strain more than anyone else.  I find that very unusual.
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Re: Fishing for Answers: Salmon Facts & Fiction
« Reply #58 on: March 14, 2012, 07:29:52 PM »

Chris you seem to be denying this fact, I will repeat it again.

It seams like morton and the ragtime band want this isa to be the european strain more than anyone else.  I find that very unusual.
But "The positive results are not confirmation of the virus, and the fish-farming industry maintains it has never found a confirmed case of infectious salmon anemia". ???