Latest Aquaculture of salmon Stories

2009-01-14 09:42:11

Eastern Canadian salmon farmers are producing beefed-up,flabby and sloppy fish, a Nova Scotia food scientist says. Tom Gill of Dalhousie University told The Chronicle-Herald newspaper in Halifax said producers complaining to him about the texture of their farmed fish can blame themselves for adding fish oil to the salmon feed to increase their weight. So you can fatten the fish up and make them heavy in a hurry by feeding them a high-fat diet, but it gives you a really sloppy sort of soft...

2008-10-09 18:00:19

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MAN - West Virginia's first inland salmon fishery has welcomed 28,000 rainbow trout to its production facility in Man. West Virginia Salmon and Trout President William R. Martin says thousands more trout and salmon fingerlings from a nearby hatchery in Mingo County will join this week's arrivals in Man in the coming weeks. The aquaculture company raises sustainable and environmentally friendly salmon. and trout using water-recirculating technology and mountain...

2008-09-03 15:00:22

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Federal agencies have proposed designating Atlantic salmon in the Penobscot, Kennebec and Androscoggin rivers as endangered species, raising the possibility of another battle between U.S. and state officials over the beloved sportfish. Eight years ago, federal officials added Atlantic salmon populations in more than a half-dozen smaller midcoast and Down East rivers to the endangered species list. But the federal agencies delayed a decision on the...

2008-09-02 03:00:17

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. The store cases are filled with everything from gorgeous fillets of wild salmon and Maine lobsters to fresh crabs and shrimp)-about 40 different varieties of fish and shellfish in all. Amber Valletta is in her element. "This is where I buy all my fish," she says, checking out the...

2008-08-25 15:00:36

Marine Harvest Canada makes it a priority to develop a strong and positive relationship with First Nations-it's a cornerstone of our business. These relationships must be based upon respect for aboriginal history and culture and must recognize important modern day economic, social and environmental interests. The Kitasoo/Xai'xais and Quatsino First Nations are examples of these mutually beneficial relationships. About 450 Kitasoo/Xai'xais live in Klemtu, some 500 kilometers northwest of...

2008-08-09 18:00:13

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. Staff at the hatchery squeeze eggs out of the female fish before fertilising them in a bowl. Thousands of young salmon are born each year thanks to this technique and released into the River...

2008-07-16 06:00:32

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. These additional strict guidelines will help reduce potential environmental impacts and will require vendor partners to successfully pass an independent, third-party audit that reviews...

2008-07-08 14:33:09

Low in omega-3s, high in omega-6s 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. The researchers say the combination could be a potentially dangerous food source for some patients with heart disease, arthritis, asthma and other allergic and auto-immune diseases that are particularly...

2008-06-17 06:00:17

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. Each salmon producing country works closely with their governmental fishing agencies and scientists that have pioneered many areas of research recognized for...

2008-06-16 09:00:00

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. The guide, called "East Coast Atlantic Salmon Fresh Facts", sets the record straight on DHA Omega-3 fatty acids, food safety and environmentally sustainable farming practices in one concise brochure. "The science is clear - East Coast Atlantic salmon is an important...

Latest Aquaculture of salmon Reference Libraries

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...

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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