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2014-05-16 12:20:43

Seattle's top chefs compete in fifth annual Copper Chef Cook-off SEATTLE, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Cargo today delivered 24,100 pounds of the season's first shipment of Alaska Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The arrival of the fish-filled Boeing 737 marks the start of the summer salmon season and is an annual rite of passage anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest. At least five more Alaska Airlines flights today...

2014-05-15 23:08:18

The famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season has returned, and Pure Food Fish Market, located in Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market, is now taking orders for King and Sockeye Salmon straight from the pristine waters of the Copper River. Order now online at FreshSeafood.com or by phone at (800) 392-FISH (3474). Fresh Copper River Salmon will be available at Pure Food Fish Market while supplies last. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 At last, the famous Alaskan Copper River Salmon season...

2014-05-12 23:01:29

Guests at this year's Cooking for Solutions will have a chance to savor Bristol Bay sockeye salmon at Thursday's Meet the Chefs reception and Friday's Cooking for Solutions Gala. Monterey, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 As part of this year’s annual Cooking for Solutions event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Bristol Bay Sockeye will be among the line-up of sustainable seafood featured. A three-day long event, Cooking for Solutions brings together hundreds of chefs, food producers,...

2014-05-06 08:25:51

Broadly supported conservation efforts to increase fish populations and improve habitat conditions WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fish Habitat Partnership (www.fishhabitat.org) has unveiled its list of 10 "Waters to Watch" list for 2014, a collection of rivers, streams, estuaries, lakes and watershed systems that will benefit from strategic conservation efforts to protect, restore or enhance their current condition. These waters represent a detailed snapshot of this...

2014-04-30 23:04:54

Land based, closed-containment raised Atlantic salmon are proven to be grown free of disease such as Infectious Salmon Anemia and sea lice--conditions which often plague the open net pen aquaculture industry. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Scientists and industry experts from Canada, the United States, and Europe gathered at the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) in Chamcook, New Brunswick this week to discuss the latest technology and operation of land based, closed-containment...

2014-04-25 23:03:08

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI) are jointly hosting an international land-based, closed-containment aquaculture workshop on April 29-30 in Chamcook, New Brunswick. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 SUBJECT: The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute (TCFFI), are jointly hosting an international land-based, closed-containment aquaculture workshop on April 29-30 in Chamcook, New...

2014-04-16 16:22:59

DAVIS, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmers, including Forest landowners, along California's northern coast, have long been committed to improving fish habitat while running sustainable agriculture operations. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will provide $500,000 in financial assistance to help these landowners take additional steps to boost local salmonid and other aquatic-species populations. "Helping local producers...

2014-04-09 23:02:50

Natural astaxanthin health benefits, dosage, and side effects covered in new video from Health Nutrition News. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In their newest video HealthNutritionNews.org reviews the superior antioxidant astaxanthin and talks about the health benefits it provides. With the power to protect the eyes, skin, joints and central nervous system as well as to boost immunity, reduce inflammation, and improve brain function it is one of the most effective antioxidants to...

2014-03-31 23:26:01

A Nova Scotia company is making exciting advances in tag and receiver technology used with fish tracking. A longer battery life and smaller tag size will lead to more efficient tracking of wild Atlantic salmon. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomed several biologists from Maine, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island recently to a demonstration and training workshop regarding the use of acoustic telemetry for tracking fish. Representatives...

2014-03-20 23:01:58

Natural astaxanthin health benefits, dosage, and side effects covered in new video from Health Nutrition News. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 In their newest video HealthNutritionNews.org reviews the superior antioxidant astaxanthin and talks about the health benefits it provides. With the power to protect the eyes, skin, joints and central nervous system as well as to boost immunity, reduce inflammation, and improve brain function it is one of the most effective antioxidants to...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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