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2010-05-07 10:21:00

"Get Out Migration" builds momentum for major salmon aquaculture reform WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When members of the Pure Salmon Campaign travel to Oslo, Norway later this month for the annual general meetings of Cermaq and Marine Harvest, the coalition will ask the world's two largest producers of farmed salmon to end environmental degradation and adopt systems that keep the farmed fish separate from wild salmon.

2010-04-28 11:12:00

Current management refuses to acknowledge, address key problems with its salmon farms CAMPBELL RIVER, British Columbia, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pure Salmon Campaign today called for the resignation of Geir Isaksen, CEO of Cermaq, one of the world's two largest producers of farmed salmon.

2010-04-22 11:46:00

Participants call on salmon farming companies to get out of the Wild Salmon Narrows, move farms to closed containment facilities SOINTULA, British Columbia, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the next two weeks, the Pure Salmon Campaign will join Alexandra Morton - renowned scientist, whale researcher and activist - and hundreds of other individuals as they journey 250 miles from one end of Vancouver Island to another.

2010-01-26 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Target® today announces that it has eliminated all farmed salmon from its fresh, frozen, and smoked seafood offerings in Target stores nationwide.

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2009-12-24 11:48:21

Norwegian salmon is a popular holiday treat for many, but the fish is threatened by a small parasite that is spreading quickly among wild and farmed salmon.

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2009-12-22 11:00:31

Every year, large amounts of hatchery-raised young salmonids are released into Swedish rivers and streams to compensate for losses in natural production.

2009-11-25 09:06:37

Popular thinking about how to improve food systems for the better often misses the point, according to the results of a three-year global study of salmon production systems.

2009-11-12 13:20:00

Massive escapes of farmed salmon pose major environmental threats WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During this year's Global Week of Action, a week devoted to farmed salmon awareness, the Pew Environment Group today raised concern about the creation of fish farms in U.S.

2009-11-09 15:05:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 12 at 11 a.m. at Landmark's E Street Cinema, Pew -- as a member of the Pure Salmon Campaign coalition -- will host a press lunch briefing and premiere a documentary that shows the major environmental threats posed by fish farming.


Latest Aquaculture of salmon Reference Libraries

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2005-06-02 09:22:27

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...

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2005-06-02 08:18:08

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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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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