It’s been a nightmarish year for Washington State’s only active Atlantic salmon farming company — Canada’s Cooke Aquaculture Inc.
On Tuesday, a Cooke subsidiary was found responsible for an August 2017 fish farm mishap that released up to 263,000 Atlantic Salmon into Washington’s Puget Sound — in addition to misleading the public and regulators about the cause, and lowballing the number of fish that escaped.
Officials have put on hold Cooke Aquaculture's application to build a new marine salmon farm in the Strait of Juan de Fuca as the company deals with the escape of … Click to Continue »
Documents filed with state regulators show that a fish farm that broke apart Aug. 19 in the San Juan Islands released more than 160,000 farm-raised Atlantic salmon into Washington state waters — far more than the original estimate —...
by Sydney Brownstone Lummi fishermen reef net fishing. Matika Wilbur Cooke Aquaculture Offered to Pay off Lummi Nation to Shut Up About Net Pens: One of Cooke Aquaculture's farms released an estimated 105,000 farmed Atlantic salmon ...
E. Tammy Kim reports on the escape of thousands of farmed non-native Atlantic salmon from a Cooke Aquaculture pen off Cypress Island, in Washington State.