Latest Blue Ridge Aquaculture Inc. Stories

2008-03-02 00:00:00

By Vicki Smith Deep in the coalfields of Southern West Virginia, in tanks filled with pure, cold water from under a long-shuttered mine, Atlantic salmon swim. They start as tiny pink eggs with two black dots for eyes. They surge from fry to fingerling to full-grown in less than a year in a carefully controlled, disease-free environment where antibiotics, hormones and other contaminants are nonexistent. They are trucked out live, ending up on dinner plates up and down the East Coast. That,...

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