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Latest Chinook salmon Stories

2014-06-04 15:19:56

Exposure to iron pipes and steel rebar, such as the materials found in most hatcheries, affects the navigation ability of young steelhead trout by altering the important magnetic "map sense" they need for migration.

2014-05-15 23:08:18

The famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season has returned, and Pure Food Fish Market, located in Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market, is now taking orders for King and Sockeye Salmon straight

Salmon Numbers Tripled By Changes In Dam Operations
2014-02-26 09:00:32

By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at a dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period.

2014-02-13 23:21:52

February is American Heart Health Month, and Seattle’s Pure Food Fish Market is fully stocked with an abundance of fresh-daily, heart-healthy, and certified organic Northwest King Salmon and

Pacific Salmon Rely On The Earth's Magnetic Field To Navigate
2014-02-07 10:24:41

Salmon have an uncanny ability to return to the river of their birth to spawn as adults and a new study in the journal Current Biology has found that these fish are born with an innate ability to sense Earth's magnetic field.

2014-01-15 23:02:13

ASF researchers are trying to determine causes of wild Atlantic salmon mortality once they head into saltwater. St.

Tracking First Moves Of Young Salmon In The Ocean
2013-11-08 08:32:21

Basic ocean conditions such as current directions and water temperature play a huge role in determining the behavior of young migrating salmon as they move from rivers and hit ocean waters for the first time

In Order For Fish And Rice To Thrive In Yolo Bypass, Just Add Water
2013-10-24 13:30:31

From a fish-eye view, rice fields in California's Yolo Bypass provide an all-you-can-eat bug buffet for juvenile salmon seeking nourishment on their journey to the sea.

2013-09-03 23:23:25

Puget Sound Partnership applies Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation to coordinate efforts on a grand scale using Miradi Share. Seattle, WA (PRWEB)


Latest Chinook salmon Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.