Journal article

Do salmon farms increase the concentrations of mercury and other elements in wild fish?

Jan Ove Bustnes, Torgeir Nygard, Tim Dempster, Tomasz Ciesielski, Bjorn Munro Jenssen, Pal Arne Bjorn, Ingebrigt Uglem

Journal of Environmental Monitoring | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2011

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Norwegian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We wish to thank Petter Hagenlund and Sylverin Lierhagen for conducting element analysis the owners of the salmon farms where we were allowed to sample wild fish, and two reviewers for valuable comments on the manuscript. The project was funded by the Norwegian Research Council Havet og kysten program to the Coast ACE project (no: 173384), and through the strategic institute program at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (the ECOMA project).