SEAT, the Sustaining Ethical Aquaculture Trade project have highlighted some key ‘myths’ around aquaculture on their website and sought to provide some clarity on the reality of the situation.
The key areas they look at are as follows:
- All aquaculture is created equal
- Prawns = shrimp
- Fish are farmed in dirty water and crowded conditions
- Shrimp farming destroys local habitats
You can read more here.