Fish escapes from marine farms raise concerns about wildlife

Scientists worry that the runaways could harm native species

sea bass

SMOOTH CRIMINAL  Farmed sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and other fish frequently escape from sea cages out into the ocean. Researchers worry that escapees, like this sea bass found off the coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, could threaten wild ecosystems. 

Carlos Borbonés

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