Disadantages of Fish Farming

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  • Disadvantagesof fish farming
    • running costs and setting up a fish farm can be expensive
    • Fish may be fed pellets made from less valuable fish; other fish have a smaller  food supply
    • Waste produced by the fish can pollute and damage the surrounding environment
    • Drugs used in outdoor fish farms can pollute the surrounding water
    • Sterile water, pesticides and antibiotics may be used to control diseases
    • There may be more disease as the fish live  close together and the fish may be closely related because they are selectively bred

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