Cooke Destroys 800,000 Sick Atlantic Salmon

December 26, 2018 Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times

For the second time, Cooke Aquaculture Pacific has destroyed 800,000 juvenile Atlantic salmon after testing required by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) determined the fish were infected with an exotic strain of Piscine Orthoreovirus (PRV.)