Following algae bloom, Chilean authorities call Camanchaca’s expansion plans into question
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Salmones Camanchaca's salmon-farming operations in Chiloé were being questioned by the Los Lagos regional council, as a result of a reporting error from the story's source, BioBio Chile. According to the company, the council is actually halting a planned augmentation to Empresas Camanchaca's mussel-farming operations.
Following significant algae blooms and resulting mass mortality of farmed salmon, southern Chile’s Los Lagos regional council has decided to put a stop to Empresas Camanchaca’s plans to increase biomass at its centers mussel-farming operations located on the island of Chiloé. ...
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