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2010-05-17 09:52:00

Trout and salmon are among the world's most familiar freshwater fishes, but numbers have fallen over recent decades – in some areas, dramatically.

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2009-12-22 11:00:31

Every year, large amounts of hatchery-raised young salmonids are released into Swedish rivers and streams to compensate for losses in natural production.

2009-12-20 23:01:00

JUNEAU, Alaska, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is the shortest day of the year. During the dark winter months, sunlight can be an insufficient source of vitamin D which is vital for the absorption of calcium and phosphorous.

2009-12-16 13:08:30

Exposure to common pesticides may hinder the growth and survival of ESA-listed salmon.

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2009-09-18 07:46:59

Temperature differences and slow-moving water at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers in Idaho might delay the migration of threatened juvenile salmon and allow them to grow larger before reaching the Pacific Ocean.

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2009-09-09 11:42:15

Over a 23-year study, Javier Lobón-Cerviá has found the mechanism that controls the number of salmonids found each year in Cantabrian rivers.

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2009-08-20 13:54:26

A sonar station that counts salmon traveling up the Yukon River in Alaska malfunctioned this year, resulting in a smaller allowed catch, officials say. Russ Holder, federal fisheries manager for the Yukon, said the king salmon season looked like one of the poorest we've ever had, the Anchorage Daily News reported. In hindsight, it doesn't look as poor as those numbers indicated to us, he said. Because of the lower catch, enough fish got as far as the Canadian section of the river to fulfill a...

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2009-08-04 06:10:00

A number of Alaskan rivers have been closed to king salmon fishing after considerable numbers of the fish failed to return to spawn.

2009-06-21 14:40:43

The salmon population in the Gulf of Alaska has been dwindling as Pacific Ocean currents shift, Alaskan fisheries biologists say. The Anchorage Daily News said Saturday the Pacific decadal oscillation may be to blame for an increase in cooler waters in the Gulf of Alaska, where king salmon fishermen have struggled for two straight years. Changing water temperatures have also been blamed for the poor king salmon catches at Canada's Kodiak Island, Susitna Valley and Kenai Peninsula. As an...

2009-06-15 17:41:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA), a group of private forest landowners, launched its new television and internet campaign today, which can be seen on www.forestsandfish.com.


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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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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