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2011-01-31 20:52:39

Genetic research is showing that healthy steelhead runs in Pacific Northwest streams can depend heavily on the productivity of their stay-at-home counterparts, rainbow trout.

2010-06-02 11:29:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, animal protection charity Compassion Over Killing (COK) is releasing an undercover video revealing shocking abuses and suffering inside Cal-Cruz Hatcheries, a chicken and duck hatchery in Santa Cruz, California.

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2009-12-22 11:00:31

Every year, large amounts of hatchery-raised young salmonids are released into Swedish rivers and streams to compensate for losses in natural production.

2009-06-10 07:55:00

Steelhead trout that are originally bred in hatcheries are so genetically impaired that, even if they survive and reproduce in the wild, their offspring will also be significantly less successful at reproducing.

2009-01-22 12:41:48

Children younger than age 5 should not be allowed to handle baby chicks or other baby birds, U.S. health officials said.

2008-08-19 18:00:24

By Sue Longstone IAM the Environment Agency's area manager in the North East and it gives me great pleasure to be writing these introductory words for this new supplement.

2008-08-09 18:00:13

THE future of the River Tyne's celebrated salmon stocks is being preserved thanks to a new attraction. The Kielder Salmon Centre is now open for visitors. The Environment Agency-run hatchery was opened 30 years ago to help preserve salmon stocks following the loss of important breeding habitats.

2008-08-07 21:00:16

By ALLEN THOMAS Odds and ends from the Columbia River fisheries realm.... Big changes are coming to the operation of salmon and steelhead hatcheries on lower Columbia River tributaries.

2008-07-27 09:00:24

By Joe Gorden, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jul. 27--The long-awaited renovation of Bedford County's Reynoldsdale trout hatchery will come in 2010, if not in 2009, a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission official has said.


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