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2014-12-18 23:02:19

The Government of Canada has announced that it will set up an advisory committee made up of members from the four Atlantic Provinces, Quebec and First Nations to address the serious decline in

2014-12-10 23:02:38

Through forests and fields, the Miramichi winds its way to the sea. On the way, it touches many people and leaves none unaffected by its presence.

2014-11-24 23:03:22

Of the estimated 2,000 dams in the State of Maine, over 90 percent are located in tributary streams where critical spawning habitat for migratory fish is found.

2014-11-13 23:03:55

The Lee Wulff Award is presented annually in his memory.

2014-10-31 23:04:58

The New York dinner represents a significant portion of ASF fundraising efforts with monies raised going to support the restoration and protection of wild Atlantic salmon in Canada and the United

2014-10-30 23:01:13

The Monterey Bay Aquarium assessment examined land-based operations in British Columbia, Denmark and West Virginia where The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute has partnered with ASF in growing

2014-09-23 23:01:44

Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation say climate change is undoubtedly partially responsible for the low returns of wild Atlantic Salmon seen throughout Eastern Canada this year.

2014-09-17 23:03:48

This year, the Miramichi, a popular, world famous salmon fishing river for American and Canadian anglers, is experiencing a salmon decline that is among the worst in recorded history.

2014-08-29 23:03:52

Salmon In The Seine is a beautifully-written tribute to Ernest Hemingway and his love for nature and the outdoors. St.

2014-08-22 23:01:19

Wild Atlantic salmon returns are being reported as poor in many North American rivers. St.


Latest Atlantic 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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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