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Title Four Corners: Big Fish
Published Australia : ABC, 2016
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Summary You'll find it in your supermarket fridge, on sushi trains, and in fish shops all over Australia. Salmon is Australia's favourite fresh seafood and we consume tens of thousands of tonnes of it a year. This fish is not caught in the wild, it's grown and farmed in the waters around Tasmania and is a booming industry. But there's a lot consumers don't know about the making of farmed salmon. Producing salmon is big business and the industry is reaping big profits with plans to turn it into a billion dollar industry within 15 years. Reputation is important and industry players promote their businesses as being open and transparent. But those assurances are being put to the test with controversial plans by the biggest salmon company, Tassal, to expand into a new area, causing strong divisions in the community. Those community divisions have brought attention and our unwelcome scrutiny
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2016-10-31 at 20:33:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Fish as food -- Health aspects.
Fish trade -- Costs.
Fish trade -- Economic aspects.
Fishes -- Breeding.
Fishes -- Nutrition.
Salmon farming.
Form Streaming video
Author Armitage, Rowan, contributor
Bender, Frances, contributor
Dempster, Tim, contributor
Ferguson, Sarah, host
Hastwell, Warwick, contributor
Kelly, Laura, contributor
Lamb, Phil, contributor
Meldrum-Hanna, Caro, reporter
Nankervis, Leo, contributor
O'Gorman, Dermot, contributor
Ryan, Mark, contributor
Sams, Linda, contributor
Zemel, Marc, contributor