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2013-07-30 08:25:14

AUGUSTA, Maine, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The removal of the Veazie Dam this week highlights a big event in the improvement of fish passage in Maine, but there also are incremental, but essential improvements being made across the state - culvert by culvert, bridge by bridge. A broad coalition of landowners, state agencies and organizations has come together and is strongly motivated to enhance fisheries and improve Maine's network of forest roads. (Photo:...

2013-07-19 23:01:11

US Forest Service salmon cam takes viewers inside an Alaskan river for a wild look at nature. (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Through the end of August, you will get the chance to be entertained as sockeye salmon swim along Alaska’s Steep Creek as the adults spawn before swimming to their deaths. The Forest Service has placed the salmon cam in the creek on the Tongass National Forest so viewers world-wide have the opportunity to view fish in their natural setting. The ability to watch salmon in...

2013-07-03 08:21:32

Sustainability and Quality Drive the Fishery CORDOVA, Alaska, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Copper River sockeye season is in full swing. Revered for its deep red color and rich fat-striated bellies, Copper River sockeye is sold fresh throughout the summer months and makes a fabulous entrée perfect for the grill or barbecue. The season officially launched in May, but was quickly stalled for about ten days when fishery biologists needed to err on the side of caution....

2013-07-03 08:20:49

CADILLAC, Mich., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is helping Manistee River fish stay cooler this summer even as the days get hotter. Last August, the utility installed an upwelling system in the reservoir behind Tippy Dam to benefit downstream fish species that thrive in cold water, such as brown trout and Chinook salmon. This allows dam operators to essentially lift water from the deeper, colder, portion of Tippy pond into the plant's intake area to provide cooler...

2013-06-28 23:05:08

Freshwater fish and habitat will benefit from new Climate Action Plan, says the Atlantic Salmon Federation, through actions that promote switching fuel sources from coal to natural gas and renewables. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Conservation groups concerned with the preservation and restoration of wild Atlantic salmon in both Canada and the United States can breathe a little easier this week, following President Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that he will unveil a new...

2013-06-13 23:17:23

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Fish Oil Market for Aquaculture, Direct Human Consumption, Hydrogenation and Industrial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global market for fish oil was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 1.7 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.05% from 2012 to 2018. Browse the full report at...

2013-06-10 23:02:43

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is disappointed that the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) has been unable to stop factory sales of wild Atlantic salmon in Greenland and has also failed to put a limit on Greenland´s subsistence fishery through negotiations held last week in Ireland. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is extremely disappointed that the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) has been...

2013-06-04 12:25:07

NEW YORK, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Michelle Bogan as a partner in its Retail and Consumer Products Group. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130604/NY25279 ) Ms. Bogan is an expert in developing and implementing transformational retail strategies, including omnichannel, consumer analytics and localization, and has helped numerous department stores and specialty retailers around the world. She joins Kurt Salmon from...

2013-06-03 23:16:38

Diners enjoy a feast of sustainably produced Atlantic salmon, prepared by renowned Chef Tom Valenti on behalf of the Atlantic Salmon Federation. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) hosted a dinner event in support of its environmentally-sustainable salmon aquaculture program on Wednesday, May 15th at the Yale Club, New York, NY. Sixty guests had the opportunity to sample land-based, closed containment salmon, which was prepared by renowned chef and...

2013-05-31 23:17:24

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has released its annual report on the status of wild Atlantic salmon populations globally, and will present their findings at the 30th annual meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO), in Ireland next week. Of great concern to the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is a recent and significant decline in North America´s salmon populations, which may be linked to increases in Greenland´s salmon...


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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