Latest Aquaculture of salmon Stories
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomed NASCO's decision to continue a moratorium on commercial salmon fishing at Greenland, where salmon from North America’s east coast rivers migrate
Al meeting being held in Edinburgh, Scotland from June 3 to 8, has the ability to make or break the beginnings of wild Atlantic salmon restoration in North America. St.
The competition between farmers and fish for precious water in California is intensifying in wine country.
New research suggests that allowing more Pacific salmon to spawn in coastal streams will not only benefit the natural environment, including grizzly bears, but could also lead to more salmon in the ocean and thus larger salmon harvests in the long term—a win-win for ecosystems and humans.
University of Granada researchers have proven that eating two servings of salmon reared at a fish farm (enriched with omega-3 fatty acids and only slightly contaminated) a week during pregnancy is beneficial both for the mother and child.
The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI) and the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) are very pleased with the health, growth , and quality of farmed Atlantic salmon that TCFFI is now
A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has provided the first look* at a genetic structure that may play a critical role in the reproduction of the infectious salmon anemia virus (ISAV), more commonly known as the "fish flu." A scourge in fish farms with a mortality rate as high as 90 percent, ISAV was recently found in wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest for the first time, threatening an already dwindling population and the vast food web it supports....
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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