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The competition between farmers and fish for precious water in California is intensifying in wine country.
Projected Harvest Demonstrates Ongoing Success of Responsible Fisheries Management, according to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB)
New research suggests that allowing more Pacific salmon to spawn in coastal streams will not only benefit the natural environment, including grizzly bears, but could also lead to more salmon in the ocean and thus larger salmon harvests in the long term—a win-win for ecosystems and humans.
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.
The impact of hatcheries on salmon is so profound that in just one generation traits are selected that allow fish to survive and prosper in the hatchery environment, at the cost of their ability to thrive and reproduce in a wild environment.
Stocks of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) are facing new challenges in the Gulf of Maine, where changing spring wind patterns, warming sea surface temperatures and new predators along altered migration routes are affecting their survival.
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1,000 American businesses have asked President Obama for decisive change in the government's failed policy to restore endangered wild salmon and steelhead in the Columbia and Snake Rivers.
Fishing, conservation groups call for solutions table on salmon crisis PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.
CORDOVA, Alaska, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation [PWSAC] recently released findings from an economic report that examines the impact of its hatchery program on the pink salmon market.
CORDOVA, Alaska, Sept.
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