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Canada is looking into why less sockeye salmon swam back to the Fraser River on the Pacific Coast this summer than the number that was predicted by scientists.
Wild salmon and farmed salmon can now be distinguished from each other by a technique that examines the chemistry of their scales.
Aquaculture, once a fledgling industry, now accounts for 50 percent of the fish consumed globally, according to a new report by an international team of researchers.
New Film Shows Ongoing Destruction Caused by Norwegian-Owned Salmon Farms TRONDHEIM, Norway, Aug.
Atlantic salmon have returned to France's Seine River with gusto, after disappearing for the past hundred years.
Mismanagement continues to undermine world's largest producer of farmed salmon OSLO, Norway, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Pure Salmon Campaign coalition, a diverse group of stakeholders from key farmed salmon production and consumption nations including Canada, Chile, Scotland, Ireland and the United States, urge Marine Harvest to eliminate its destructive environmental impacts by separating farmed fish from wild fish populations and finding new sources for fish feed.
Coalition Visits Norway, Highlights Major Problems Plaguing Global Farmed Salmon Industry OSLO, Norway, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today and running for the next 10 days, members of the Pure Salmon Campaign, an international coalition advocating for higher standards for farm raised salmon, will meet with a variety of Norwegian stakeholders to provide first-hand accounts of the environmental threats linked to salmon farming. Current industry practices used by Cermaq, the...
Scottish anglers are being urged to release all the salmon they catch during this year's spring run. The Association of Salmon Fishery Boards said Friday that numbers of salmon dropped this year after four years of small increases, The Scotsman reported.
MIAMI, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a press release issued by the PEW Environmental Group on April 23, 2009, the group announced that they have issued a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning the acting commissioner of the potential environmental threats related to the discharge of banned drugs into the marine environment as well as the human health risk allegedly resulting from the medical treatment of farmed salmon. Salmon of the Americas (SOTA) is obligated to...
U.S. Food and Drug Administration urged to expand scope of testing WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing widespread evidence of unapproved drug use on salmon farms, the Pew Environment Group today pressed the U.S.
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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