Latest Salmonidae Stories
In the last week I have observed a fish in the Avon, at the bridge by the boat sheds, which I believe is a salmon. I put its weight at between 5kg to 7kg. It was also seen by one of my workmates. I noticed it later in the week, and it seemed to have deteriorated in condition.
By Keith Elliott Fishing Lines We never managed to see the pink seagull. Oban has many attractions: delightful harbour, wealth of history, gateway to Mull, Barra, South Uist and Islay. But we just wanted to see the Oban flamingo.
An expert on fish disease blames warmer water in the Yukon River for a parasite that has been killing Alaskan salmon. The problem is white spot disease, which is caused by Ichthyophonus hoferi, a parasite that has played havoc with herring stocks in Scandinavia, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Seabirds must switch to less nutritious terrestrial prey or go hungry
ON BISCAYNE BAY, Fla. _ Believe it or not, some of the best sea trout fishing in South Florida is in the heart of Miami. Despite all the people and pollution, North Biscayne Bay still has some lush beds of sea grass that support a healthy population of sea trout.
By Dan Howley, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Dec. 10--They don't have little mittens for their fins and they don't have scarves or gill muffs, but we don't have to feel sorry for the millions of freshwater fish that live out the winter in frigid water under a canopy of ice.
Papa salmon plus mama salmon equals ... baby trout? Japanese researchers put a new spin on surrogate parenting as they engineered one fish species to produce another, in a quest to preserve endangered fish.
The California Trout environmental and sport fishing group say the state needs greater authority to ban gold seekers from using vacuum or suction dredge machines on rivers and streams where endangered fish species live.
Steelhead populations around Puget Sound have plummeted dramatically enough that the federal government has proposed listing them for protection under the Endangered Species Act.
A disease that can deform trout, cause them to chase their own tail and eventually lead to their starvation will get special attention this year from legislators, who want to try to reduce its effects on commercial and recreational fisheries.
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...
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...
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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