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California's Native Fish Populations Under Increased Threat From Climate Change
2013-05-31 10:38:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If current trends continue, the trout, salmon and other native freshwater fish in California will likely become extinct within the next century due to climate change. A new study from the Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis (UCDavis), assessed how vulnerable each freshwater species in California is to climate change and estimated the likelihood that those species would become extinct in 100 years....

2013-05-30 23:17:17

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...

Genetically Modified Salmon Could Cross-Breed With Wild Fish
2013-05-30 04:39:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If genetically modified Atlantic salmon escaped into the wild, they could cross-breed with wild brown trout in order to create a new, fast-growing, highly competitive species that could harm naturally occurring fish populations, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. According to Damian Carrington of The Guardian, experts from the Memorial University of Newfoundland...

2013-05-29 23:26:16

ScienceAlerts.com is an innovative science aggregator delivering the latest research in the biologic, agricultural, environmental, forestry, geographical and health sciences in real-time. Its latest addition is the Biological Research Category which covers life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, genetics, and distribution. Bad Honnef, Germany (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 ScienceAlerts.com is an innovative science website aggregating the latest Biological...

2013-05-29 12:21:06

Using its Patented Controlled Atmosphere Technology, GFF Ocean Freights 18 Tons of Salmon to Long Beach, California to Redefine Sustainable Food Transportation SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Fresh Foods, the company that naturally extends the shelf life of fresh proteins, today announced that it has successfully ocean freighted 40,000 pounds of fresh salmon from Lirquen, Bio-Bio, Chile to the Port of Long Beach, California without the use of polystyrene or ice....

2013-05-23 12:22:53

Blue Horizon Wild Seafood Burgers Hook Consumers FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There's an ever-growing consumer awareness of the benefits of wild-caught seafood in terms of both healthfulness and sustainability. This grilling season, Blue Horizon Wild aims to hook those health and source-conscious shoppers and reel them in with their newly improved wild-caught Surf Burgers in updated packaging. The brand's grill-ready Surf Burgers are made from wild-caught Alaskan...

2013-05-17 08:20:39

Joint Base Lewis-McChord reservist to battle Seattle chefs in annual 'Copper Chef Cook-off' SEATTLE, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Cargo delivered the season's first shipment of Copper River salmon today to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The arrival of the coveted Copper River salmon marks the start of the summer salmon season and is anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The Alaska Airlines plane arrived early this morning with...

2013-05-15 23:24:25

New ASMI website offers easy access to recipes, nutrition and sustainability info. Juneau, Alaska (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The summer harvest season for wild Alaska salmon officially opens tomorrow, May 16, with a projected harvest of 179 million fish. Should the harvest reach this prediction, 2013 will mark the eighth largest Alaska salmon season on record and a 40% increase from last year´s catch of 127.1 million fish. The season kicks off with the arrival of king and sockeye in the...

2013-05-09 16:22:44

Accounts for nearly 20% of total value of all US Seafood exports, according to new report ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bristol Bay, Alaska commercial salmon fishery is the world's most valuable wild salmon fishery and in total produces an astounding annual value of $1.5 billion, according to a new report, "The Economic Importance of the Bristol Bay Salmon Industry." The fishery supports a significant number of jobs in the four West Coast states, Alaska, Washington,...

2013-05-06 12:29:26

NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Shahryar Shaghaghi as a partner in its CIO Advisory Practice. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130506/NY05175 ) Mr. Shaghaghi, who will be based out of the firm's New York office, has more than 25 years of experience with information technology, specializing in strategy, transformation and operations for leading financial services companies, manufacturers, health care, and retail...


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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