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2012-05-11 23:01:17

Projected Harvest Demonstrates Ongoing Success of Responsible Fisheries Management, according to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The summer season for wild Alaska salmon has officially opened with a projected harvest of 132 million fish. Should the actual harvest match or exceed this figure, 2012 will mark the 25th consecutive year of a harvest in excess of 100 million salmon. While initial openings are amongst the lower volume troll-caught salmon...

2012-05-11 10:20:50

Local schools converge on Lowville for hands-on conservation lesson LOWVILLE, ON, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Salmon stocking, stream studies, bird box building, pizza, prizes and games!  This is a typical day at school for 260 Hamilton area elementary students who will release Atlantic Salmon from the banks of Bronte Creek as part of a full day outdoor environmental field trip sponsored by Pioneer Energy. The fish were raised in classroom hatcheries of the local participating...

2012-05-02 06:22:52

ATLANTA, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consulting magazine named Elaine Remmlinger, a senior partner at management consulting firm Kurt Salmon, one of its Top 25 Consultants of 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/NY98563 ) With more than 30 years of experience advising the nation's leading hospitals and health systems on information technology planning, vendor selection, contract negotiation and implementation oversight, Remmlinger was recognized for Excellence in...

8 Species Of Wild Fish Have Been Detected In Aquaculture Feed
2012-04-25 08:16:41

Researchers from the University of Oviedo have for the first time analyzed a DNA fragment from commercial feed for aquarium cichlids, aquaculture salmon and marine fish in aquariums. The results show that in order to manufacture this feed, eight species of high trophic level fish have been used, some of them coming directly from extractive fisheries. Aquaculture initially came as an ecological initiative to reduce pressure from fishing and to cover human food needs. However, a problem has...

2012-04-11 10:35:11

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. In a new article and accompanying synopsis published April 10 in the online, open-access journal PLoS Biology, Taal Levi and co-authors from UC Santa Cruz and Canada investigate how increasing...

2012-04-10 23:00:54

Gold Prospectors Association of America: Two retired EPA scientists say suction dredge mining does not harm fish and can actually improve fish habitat. (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Despite claims by environmentalists that small-scale suction dredge gold mining harms fish, it can actually improve fish habitat, scientists say. Radical claims by some environmental groups in recent years have led to a suction dredging ban in California, while the practice remains legal in all other U.S. states. The...

2012-04-10 10:21:07

Restoration Program Partners will Stock Atlantic Salmon in Duffins Creek PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will help stock yearling Atlantic Salmon in Duffins Creek with local MP Chris Alexander, Mayor Dave Ryan, Ontario Power Generation employees, Fleming College hatchery staff and students from Holy Redeemer Catholic School and Pine Ridge Secondary School. Earlier in the day, the students and Ontario...

2012-04-04 23:00:55

NUTRISURF®, a comprehensive marine-based daily supplement program, is proud to announce its recent support to surf teams. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 NUTRISURF®, a marine-based daily supplement program, stirred a wave of enthusiasm for surfers and water sport athletes following its recent, official announcement. Created by Nutrilys Del Mar, NUTRISURF® is now a proud sponsor of the Los Angeles Police Department Surf Team and Surf Coach USA founded by champion surfer,...

2012-03-28 10:20:07

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen's Association, Gloucester Fishermen's Wives, Maryland Watermen's Association and Southern Shrimp Alliance. In all, they represent more than...

2012-03-20 16:45:24

University of Granada researchers have proven that eating two servings of salmon reared at a fish farm (enriched with omega-3 fatty acids and only slightly contaminated) a week during pregnancy is beneficial both for the mother and child. This research study —conducted within the framework of a Project funded by the VI EU Framework Program called The Salmon in Pregnancy Study (SiPS)— reveals that the intake of salmon increases omega-3 fatty acid levels both in the mother and...


Latest Salmon Reference Libraries

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 01:16:09

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, Oncorhynchus masou
2009-06-19 12:48:12

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...

Flying Gurnard, Dactylopterus volitans
2009-01-20 20:26:24

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...

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2007-04-03 00:39:10

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...

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2007-04-03 00:31:37

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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