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2010-07-21 23:08:36

Fast-growing farm-raised salmon and trout that are sterile can now be produced using a method developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists.

2010-07-13 14:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cooperative nurseries add more than 1 million fish to Commonwealth waterways annually, supplementing the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) trout stocking program and increasing fishing opportunities in local communities.

2010-06-08 07:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trout Group, a leading investor relations and strategic advisory firm exclusively serving the life science industry, announced today that it will host its 6th Annual Wall Street Unplugged seminar series in both London and New York, on June 21 and July 22, respectively.

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...


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
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.