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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

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

Washington State University researchers have documented dramatic differences in the swimming ability of domesticated trout and their wilder relatives.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

According to a study by the University of Southampton, reintroduced European beavers could have an encouraging impact on wild salmon populations in Scotland.


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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