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Cage farming of salmon (Atlantic, coho, king), or rainbow trout in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile)

The photo shows a model of cage farming in Chile. Depending on water bodies and quality, the principal species produced in cages in Chile are Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar), Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Monoculture is the only system practiced in cage farming in Chile.

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