Farming salmon ethically

  • E. A. Needham
  • Hugh Lehman


Salmon farming is a rapidly expanding industry. In order for it to develop in an ethical manner, many ethical issues must be confronted. Among these are questions regarding the quality of life of salmon on farms. To develop reasonable answers to these questions considerable thought must be devoted to developing appropriate standards of care for salmon. If these questions are not addressed the results could be bad both for salmon and for salmon farmers.


salmon farming ethics 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. Needham
    • 1
  • Hugh Lehman
    • 2
  1. 1.The ARA Group Inc.VancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada

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