2021, Volume 24, Paper 11
ISSN: 2209-6612

Environmental Issues in the Tasmanian Salmon Supply Chain, and Commercial Response

Mitchell Perry, Derek Baker and Garry Griffith
Former postgraduate student, Professor and Director, and Adjunct Professor, respectively, Centre for Agribusiness, University of New England, Armidale.


Issues concerning the environmental impacts associated with the Tasmanian farmed salmon industry have been brought into sharp focus recently. In this paper, we examine the broader adoption of an existing technology for the industry to minimize future poor environmental outcomes. Its introduction is described from a broad supply chain perspective and from the point of view of commercial firms.

Keywords: Tasmania, farmed salmon, environmental externalities, farming practices

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