Latest Aquaculture of salmon Stories

2009-05-25 09:51:00

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.

2009-05-18 11:40:00

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...

2009-05-02 05:09:53

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.

2009-04-29 03:00:00

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...

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.

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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