New Scientific Paper: Salmon Farming Chemical Kills Lobsters!!

Don Staniford and the Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture (GAAIA) are banned by the Canadian courts from stating "Salmon Farming Kills Lobsters", "Salmon Farming is Toxic and Poison" and "Salmon Farming Killing With Chemicals" (in addition to another 49 statements).  
 

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However, it would be remiss of us to ignore a newly published scientific paper from scientists in Norway in the April 2014 issue of Aquatic Toxicology which concludes that Teflubenzuron (a toxic chemical used by salmon farms) kills lobsters!
 

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The scientific paper - "Mortality and deformities in European lobster (Homarus gammarus) juveniles exposed to the anti-parasitic drug teflubenzuron" -  provides further damning evidence that lobsters  are killed by the toxic chemicals used by salmon farms. 

 

Samuelsen 2014 paper on Teflubenzuron in Aquatic Toxicology #1 Abstract

 

Read the scientific paper in full  online here

 

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In simple terms, the paper concludes that Teflubenzuron (a toxic chemical used by salmon farms to kill sea lice parasites) kills lobsters. 

 

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Read more via "Silent Spring of the Sea" and "Scottish Salmon's 'Silent Spring of the Sea'"

 

 

Here's some extracts from "Mortality and deformities in European lobster (Homarus gammarus) juveniles exposed to the anti-parasitic drug teflubenzuron" (Aquatic Toxicology, April 2014):

 

Samuelsen 2014 paper on Teflubenzuron in Aquatic Toxicology #4 mortality

 

Samuelsen 2014 paper on Teflubenzuron in Aquatic Toxicology #4 photo

 

Samuelsen 2014 paper on Teflubenzuron in Aquatic Toxicology #2

Samuelsen 2014 paper on Teflubenzuron in Aquatic Toxicology #3

 

Samuelsen 2014 paper on Teflubenzuron in Aquatic Toxicology #3 text

 

The scientific study concluded:

Samuelsen 2014 paper on Teflubenzuron in Aquatic Toxicology #4 conc

 

 

So just say no to drugs, boycott farmed salmon!

 

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