In this Book
- Becoming Salmon: Aquaculture and the Domestication of a Fish
- Published by: University of California Press
- Series: California Studies in Food and Culture
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Drawing on fieldwork on and off salmon farms, Lien traces farmed Atlantic salmon through contemporary industrial husbandry, exposing how salmon are bred to be hungry, globally mobile, and "alien" in their watersheds of origin. Attentive to both the economic context of industrial food production and the embodied materiality of human-animal relations, this book highlights the fragile and contingent relational practices that constitute salmon aquaculture and the multiple ways of "becoming salmon" that emerge as a result.