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2014-03-18 08:34:32

BOSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston, the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), along with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) and Rabobank, will join together for the first time in the US to demonstrate how the global farmed salmon industry is leading the way in changing current aquaculture business practices to ensure a sustainable future for the industry. To...

Wimpy Fish Call Into Question Conservation Value Of Hatcheries
2014-03-11 09:23:13

Washington State University Washington State University researchers have documented dramatic differences in the swimming ability of domesticated trout and their wilder relatives. The study calls into question the ability of hatcheries to mitigate more than a century of disturbances to wild fish populations. Kristy Bellinger, who did the study for her work on a Ph.D. in zoology, said traditional hatcheries commonly breed for large fish at the cost of the speed they need to escape...

Pacific Salmon Rely On The Earth's Magnetic Field To Navigate
2014-02-07 10:24:41

[ Watch the Video: Salmon Can Sense Earth's Magnetic Field ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Salmon have an uncanny ability to return to the river of their birth to spawn as adults and a new study in the journal Current Biology has found that these fish are born with an innate ability to sense Earth's magnetic field – essentially a biological compass to guide them on their journey back. To reach their conclusion, the study team executed a series of trials at the...

Climate Change And Federally Protected Marine Species
2013-12-11 12:51:28

University of Washington As the Endangered Species Act nears its 40th birthday at the end of December, conservation biologists are coming to terms with a danger not foreseen in the early 1970s: global climate change. Federal fisheries scientists have published a special section in this month’s issue of Conservation Biology that outlines some considerations for coming decades. A University of Washington climate scientist helped biologists determine the long-term forecast for aquatic...

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....

2013-05-01 23:01:37

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a school for learning disabilities, developed a self-contained environment to give students a visual representation of the concepts taught in their science classes. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Cumberland developed a Labitat program to use in conjunction with their science classes. The Labitat creates an environment needed for trout fish eggs to mature so that students will be able to watch the eggs mature into young fish. This week, 1,500 trout eggs were...

2012-11-14 20:20:35

OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Buck received the highest award from the forestry association at the Washington Forest Protection Association's (WFPA) 104(th) annual meeting last week. The award is in memory of the late Stu Bledsoe, a visionary and leader in the legislature, agriculture and forestry communities. The award goes to those "who have made a difference" in their careers, and in this case, made a difference in the future of forestry in Washington...

In Less Than 100 Years Trout Will Become Extinct In The Iberian Peninsula
2012-09-05 16:24:36

Climate change, pollution, the extraction of water for irrigation and overfishing all threaten the survival of the common trout. This fish is very sensitive to changes in its environment and, according to the Spanish study, its habitat will have reduced by half by the year 2040 and will have completely disappeared from Iberian rivers by 2100, so its population will become extinct. Global warming is threatening the existence of many fish species, especially those in the salmonid family,...

Do Beavers Benefit Wild Salmon In Scotland
2012-08-09 16:47:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to a study by the University of Southampton, reintroduced European beavers could have an encouraging impact on wild salmon populations in Scotland. Due to their dam building activities and potential to block migratory life phases, representatives from recreational fisheries north and south of the border are concerned that beavers can harm economically important fish stocks. However, results of a study conducted by...

2012-06-14 22:20:24

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California Trout and Trout Unlimited, announce the annual Casting Call at the Capitol, a celebration of California's unique trout, steelhead and salmon populations, to be held on the State Capitol grounds on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. In its 3rd year, the event will feature fly casting demonstrations, fly casting practice, and a friendly bi-partisan fly casting competition between legislators, including Assemblyman Jared Huffman (D),...


Latest Salmonidae Reference Libraries

Brown Trout, Salmo trutta
2013-10-15 12:46:40

The Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) is originally a European species of salmonid fish. It includes both purely freshwater populations, referred to Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris, and anadromous forms referred to as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates to the oceans for the majority of its life and returns to freshwater only to spawn. The specific handle trutta comes from the Latin trutta, meaning, literally, “trout”. The lacustrine morph of...

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2007-02-21 17:17:07

Australian salmon are medium-sized perciform marine fish of the small family Arripidae. Four species are recognized, all within the genus Arripis; they are found in the waters off southern Australia (including Tasmania) and New Zealand. Despite the common name, Australian salmon are not related to the salmon (family Salmonidae) of the Northern Hemisphere; the former were named so by early European settlers after their superficial resemblance to the salmoniform fishes. Relatively long-lived...

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2005-06-02 09:21:29

The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. One of the trouts, it is native to a wide area of eastern North America, including most of Canada from the Hudson Bay basin east, the Great Lakes"“Saint Lawrence system, and the Mississippi River drainage in the United States as far south as northern Georgia. The brook trout has a dark green to brown basic coloration with a distinctive marbled pattern...

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