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2013-07-30 23:16:35

The Atlantic Salmon Federation and the Conservation Fund, two internationally recognized conservation organizations, partner to produce sustainably farmed Atlantic salmon. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 What does the town of Shepherdstown on the Potomac River in West Virginia, USA have in common with the town of St. Andrews on the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Canada? Both small communities have researchers that are at the forefront of making salmon aquaculture a...

2013-07-19 23:01:11

US Forest Service salmon cam takes viewers inside an Alaskan river for a wild look at nature. (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Through the end of August, you will get the chance to be entertained as sockeye salmon swim along Alaska’s Steep Creek as the adults spawn before swimming to their deaths. The Forest Service has placed the salmon cam in the creek on the Tongass National Forest so viewers world-wide have the opportunity to view fish in their natural setting. The ability to watch salmon in...

California's Native Fish Populations Under Increased Threat From Climate Change
2013-05-31 10:38:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If current trends continue, the trout, salmon and other native freshwater fish in California will likely become extinct within the next century due to climate change. A new study from the Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis (UCDavis), assessed how vulnerable each freshwater species in California is to climate change and estimated the likelihood that those species would become extinct in 100 years....

2013-05-15 23:24:25

New ASMI website offers easy access to recipes, nutrition and sustainability info. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The summer harvest season for wild Alaska salmon officially opens tomorrow, May 16, with a projected harvest of 179 million fish. Should the harvest reach this prediction, 2013 will mark the eighth largest Alaska salmon season on record and a 40% increase from last year´s catch of 127.1 million fish. The season kicks off with the arrival of king and sockeye in the...

2012-08-30 23:03:51

Wild Atlantic salmon returns to Maine's Penobscot River are the lowest they have been since the year 2000 and only 20% of what they were in 2011, according to the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) St. Andrews, NB, Canada (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Wild Atlantic salmon returns to North America are disappointingly low this year, especially in the rivers of Maine. The Penobscot River, which is undergoing a major restoration program, had only 609 salmon return from their ocean migration by the...

2012-07-25 23:02:44

Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) research to determine why significant numbers of migrating salmon leave rivers but so few return to spawn is the focus of a documentary, Atlantic Salmon - Lost at Sea, being produced by the Emmy-winning Irish American film maker Deirdre Brennan of New York City. St. Andrews, NB Canada (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Research detectives have been at work at the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) first developing the technology and then sleuthing the ocean to find...

2012-06-11 23:02:42

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomed NASCO's decision to continue a moratorium on commercial salmon fishing at Greenland, where salmon from North America´s east coast rivers migrate to over-winter and feed. St. Andrews, NB, Canada (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomed the decision of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) at last week´s meeting in Edinburgh to continue a moratorium on commercial salmon fishing at...

Prey Shortage Threatens Killer Whales, Study Aided By Scat-detection Dog
2012-06-08 04:08:56

Southern dwelling killer whales, located in the Pacific Northwest, experience more strain by lack of fish than by hordes of whale watchers, according to a study conducted in the Salish Sea. Chinook salmon, a staple for the killer whales of that area, are dwindling in number and this effects the whale population heavily. Published on June 6, 2012 in the online journal PLoS ONE, the study, led by environmental and pet-behavior consultant Katherine Ayers, focused on the glucocorticoid and...


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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