small scale commercial fishers

How waste is ending up in fish caught off the Cape coast

Scientists from the University of the Western Cape’s chemistry department have found that fish caught by small scale commercial fishers in Kalk Bay are contaminated by antibiotics, pain killers, antiretrovirals, disinfectants, and industrial chemicals. Species tested include snoek, bonita, hottentot (Cape bream) and panga, obtained from random daily commercial catches[…]

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