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2012-02-09 11:20:28

Study finds most Chinook salmon spawning in Mokelumne River were hatchery raised Scientists have found that only about ten percent of the fall-run Chinook salmon spawning in California's Mokelumne River are naturally produced wild salmon. A massive influx of hatchery-raised fish that return to spawn in the wild is masking the fact that too few wild fish are returning to sustain a natural population in the river. The study, published in the online journal PLoS ONE, highlights the danger...

2011-12-01 22:34:42

News tips from the December issue of the American Naturalist Article Highlights from the December issue of The American Naturalist:     Columbia River Salmon are Adapting to Climate Change     Predators Keep Local Frogs In Uniform     Can sexual selection's bizarre creations sometimes set evolution on a path to novel survival strategies? For the complete table of contents for the December issue, go to www.journals.uchicago.edu/an....

2011-11-17 09:00:00

MANTECA, OAKDALE and STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite repeated warnings, a government agency failed to modify water releases from a California reservoir, resulting in the loss of fall-run Chinook salmon, which are a "species of concern" under the Endangered Species Act. The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) did not modify water releases from the New Melones Reservoir in Tuolumne County, resulting in salmon spawning in side channels that were inundated with...

2011-11-09 12:54:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Trout and Trout Unlimited today launched an outreach campaign to advocate for a science-based approach to managing the Central Valley's flood protection system including connected floodplains required for salmon recovery. The groups came together in response to FloodSAFE, a California Department of Water Resources (DWR) initiative designed to improve the state's integrated flood management plan. FloodSAFE is a result of 2007...

2011-10-18 14:42:00

Vote Confirms Local Opposition to Pebble Mine ANCHORAGE, Ala., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Canvass Board of the Lake and Peninsula Borough confirmed the passage of the Save Our Salmon (SOS) Initiative. The votes cast on October 4 were counted yesterday in King Salmon and the initiative was approved by a majority of local residents. The initiative will amend the borough's development permitting code to prevent the advancement of any large-scale resource extraction activity,...

2011-09-02 11:17:34

Warming streams could spell the end of spring-run Chinook salmon in California by the end of the century, according to a study by scientists at UC Davis, the Stockholm Environment Institute and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. There are options for managing water resources to protect the salmon runs, although they would impact hydroelectric power generation, said Lisa Thompson, director of the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture at UC Davis. A paper describing the study...

2011-08-08 14:47:00

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Purdue University scientist is urging federal officials to decide whether genetically engineered salmon would be allowed for U.S. consumption and arguing that not doing so may set back scientific efforts to increase food production. William Muir, a professor of animal sciences, said that based on data made available by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, AquAdvantage (AA) salmon poses little real risk to the environment or...

2011-08-08 11:01:00

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The federal review process for genetically engineered food animals, now being applied to fast-growing salmon, is tortuously drawn out, scientifically unjustified, and likely to rob society of both environmental and economic benefits, argue researchers at the University of California, Davis, and Purdue University. In a commentary piece published Aug. 5 in the online version of Nature Biotechnology, animal scientists Alison L. Van...

2011-08-08 06:27:21

A Purdue University scientist is urging federal officials to decide whether genetically engineered salmon would be allowed for U.S. consumption and arguing that not doing so may set back scientific efforts to increase food production. William Muir, a professor of animal sciences, said that based on data made available by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, AquAdvantage (AA) salmon poses little real risk to the environment or human health. AA salmon were given a gene from Chinook salmon...

2011-05-28 00:00:51

Alaska's most coveted seasonal salmon variety is now available to home cooks across the U.S. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Seafood lovers across the country, the wait is over because the annual wild salmon celebration is finally here. Anderson Seafoods, America's most trusted seafood source for over 30 years, introduces fresh Copper River King Salmon to its online retail store for a limited time. "If you are buying fresh seafood online, we should be your first and last source," says...


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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