Latest Aquaculture of salmon Stories

2009-04-23 11:55:00

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.

2009-02-05 08:49:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group recently acquired documents from the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2008-07-08 14:33:09

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.

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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