Latest Aquaculture of salmon Stories
The Monterey Bay Aquarium assessment examined land-based operations in British Columbia, Denmark and West Virginia where The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute has partnered with ASF in growing
Newly published research co-authored by scientists at Simon Fraser University and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation shows juvenile coho salmon benefit from dining on the distant remains of their spawning pink and chum cousins.
Gill net fisheries from Greenland, Labrador and St. Pierre et Miquelon are growing threats to the survival of wild Atlantic salmon. St.
Following a recent international workshop on closed containment, Bill Taylor, President of the Atlantic Salmon Federation, comments on the benefits of using land based, closed-containment technology
Jim Lawley was presented the Happy Fraser Award at the Board of Directors meetings held at the Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. St.
The famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season has returned, and Pure Food Fish Market, located in Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market, is now taking orders for King and Sockeye Salmon straight
Land based, closed-containment raised Atlantic salmon are proven to be grown free of disease such as Infectious Salmon Anemia and sea lice--conditions which often plague the open net pen aquaculture
BOSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), along with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the
Washington State University researchers have documented dramatic differences in the swimming ability of domesticated trout and their wilder relatives.
Atlantic salmon production could be boosted by a new technology that will help select the best fish for breeding.
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, from the Latin words "Salmo" meaning salmon, and "salar" meaning "leaper") is a species of fish in the Salmonidae found in the northern Atlantic Ocean and in rivers that flow into the Atlantic. It breeds in the rivers of Western Europe from northern Portugal north to arctic Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and the east coast of North America from Connecticut in the United States north to northern Labrador in arctic Canada. At sea, it is found mainly in the waters...
Salmon is the common name for several species of fish of the Salmonidae family "“ although several other fishes in the family are called trout. Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Salmon are anadromous: they are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce. Folklore has it that the fish return to the exact spot where they were born to spawn and modern research shows that usually at least 90% of the fish spawning in a stream were born...
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