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What does a salmon farm spill mean for the environment?




Fresh wild and  farmed Loch Duart salmon filets are seen on a tray at the San Francisco Fish Company April 11, 2008 in San Francisco, California.
Fresh wild and farmed Loch Duart salmon filets are seen on a tray at the San Francisco Fish Company April 11, 2008 in San Francisco, California.
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As reported by the Los Angeles Times, Atlantic salmon farmed around Cypress Island recently escaped faulty equipment.

Now Washington state officials are calling on anglers to catch as many as possible. What are the environmental consequences of the fish in open waters?

Larry speaks to a reporter with The Seattle Times to find out more.

Guest:

Lynda V. Mapes,  environment reporter at the The Seattle Times; she's been following the story; she tweets @LyndaVMapes