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Anticipated Effects on South Australian Pilchard Farm

The South Australian pilchard industry was established in 1991. From its underpinning, it has become the largest fishery by weight in the area and has produced tons of catch in accordance with the total allowable commercial catch. However, annual catches in the fishery have fluctuated; until it was entirely impeded by the mass mortality events which had strikingly affected the pilchard population (“Ecological Assessment” 7). The said events could be attributed largely to the onset of tuna cage farming. Tuna cages’ unutilized feed components, organic and inorganic, accumulate in the surrounding water columns and substantially alter the benthic environment Cheshire et al (2005). The toxic wastes which harm the ecological region, spread as far as 3000 km from the origin…