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Antarctica: Frozen land of mystery. What's actually going on down there?
The Doelle-Lahey recommendations are relevant to all jurisdictions with salmon farming operations. Halifax, NS (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 Dozens of community
Dolly Varden trout have adjusted their migratory patterns in order to have continued access to a preferred source of food (salmon eggs), in spite of the fact that climate changes have altered the timing of salmon spawning.
The Government of Canada has announced that it will set up an advisory committee made up of members from the four Atlantic Provinces, Quebec and First Nations to address the serious decline in
Through forests and fields, the Miramichi winds its way to the sea. On the way, it touches many people and leaves none unaffected by its presence.
Of the estimated 2,000 dams in the State of Maine, over 90 percent are located in tributary streams where critical spawning habitat for migratory fish is found.
A new Federal report and an international sustainability program both praised America’s commercial menhaden fisheries in October for their economic vitality and sustainability.
The Lee Wulff Award is presented annually in his memory.
The New York dinner represents a significant portion of ASF fundraising efforts with monies raised going to support the restoration and protection of wild Atlantic salmon in Canada and the United
The Monterey Bay Aquarium assessment examined land-based operations in British Columbia, Denmark and West Virginia where The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute has partnered with ASF in growing
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is located in the southwestern portion of Alaska in the United States of America. The park holds 4,030,015 acres of land and water that was once inhabited by Native Americans, with the northern Athabaskans till residing there today. The first explore of European ancestry to visit the area was James Cook, a British Captain who visited the Cook Inlet in 1778. Americans began visiting the area in the 1890’s for trading purposes, by which time the once...
Seema, also known as Sima and Sema Japanese salmon, Cherry salmon, or Masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) is a salmon of the western Pacific Ocean which includes the Kuril Islands, Kamchatka, Primorsky Krai, Japan, Korea and Sakhalin. In Taiwan a landlocked subspecies known as the Taiwanese salmon or the Formosan salmon (Oncorhynchus masou Formosanum) also exists. The Seema favors a temperate climate that is around the area of 65 degrees north to 58 degrees north in the sea. The Seema also...
The Flying Gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans) is a species of fish found in tropical waters on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. They occur as far north as North Carolina and south to Brazil, and from the English Channel to Angola. There have been instances of this fish found in the waters off New York, Massachusetts Bay, and the Gulf of Maine, but this is a very rare instance, where this species prefers warm-water habitat. They are found on sand, mud or over rocks in sandy areas, exploring the...
The American shad or Atlantic shad, Alosa sapidissima, is a species of anadromous fish in family Clupeidae of order Clupeiformes. The shad is a member of the herring family. Description The American shad is the largest member of the herring family. Shad have silver bodies and a green back, with large scales and a deeply forked tail. The males (or "bucks") are smaller than the female, weighing about 1 to 3 pounds when spawning; females are generally 3 to 8 pounds. Both genders tend to...
The Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii, is a species of the herring family associated with the Pacific Ocean environment of North America and northeast Asia. This species is a silvery fish with unspined fins and a deeply forked caudal fin. The distribution is widely along the California coast from Baja California north to Alaska and the Bering Sea; in Asia the distribution is south to Japan. Clupea pallasii is sometimes considered a keystone species because of its very high productivity and...
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