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By Connors, Claire It was a friend's health scare that prompted Amber Valletta to become an environmental advocate. BY CLAIRE CONNORS The Santa Monica Seafood market is bustling with customers and fishmongers.
Marine Harvest Canada makes it a priority to develop a strong and positive relationship with First Nations-it's a cornerstone of our business.
THE future of the River Tyne's celebrated salmon stocks is being preserved thanks to a new attraction. The Kielder Salmon Centre is now open for visitors. The Environment Agency-run hatchery was opened 30 years ago to help preserve salmon stocks following the loss of important breeding habitats.
AUSTIN, Texas, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market , the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket, today announced it has implemented enhanced farmed seafood standards for all farmed seafood sold at the Company's 270 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Farm-raised tilapia, one of the most highly consumed fish in America, has very low levels of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids and, perhaps worse, very high levels of omega-6 fatty acids, according to new research from Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Laura McNaughton of Salmon of the Americas, Inc., +1- 305-266-7670 MIAMI, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Salmon of the Americas: The farmed salmon industry has focused its efforts towards achieving harmony between aquaculture and sustainability of the oceans.
ST. GEORGE, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - The North Atlantic Aquaculture Council (NAAC) today announced the launch of a new guide to help consumers make informed choices about farmed salmon from the East Coast.
An expert on fish disease blames warmer water in the Yukon River for a parasite that has been killing Alaskan salmon. The problem is white spot disease, which is caused by Ichthyophonus hoferi, a parasite that has played havoc with herring stocks in Scandinavia, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Our nation's inland waters and coasts provide a wide variety of seafood with diverse health benefits. Fish are high in protein and low in fat, and they have an excellent balance of nutritious fatty acids.
A recent study indicates that wild salmon may account for just 10 percent of California's fall-run chinook salmon population, while the vast majority of the fish come from hatcheries.
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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